DePaul University Academic Affairs > Academic Diversity > Provost's Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion requests proposals for the Provost's Award for Excellence in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion program. This program was developed in 2020-2021 by Cindy Pickett, Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
The overall purpose of this award is to recognize an individual faculty member or group of faculty who have demonstrated excellence in the pursuit of diversity, equity, and inclusion at DePaul.
The award is announced at the University Convocation each autumn. Awardees receive a plaque, and the awardee's name is added to a roster of award winners in the Executive Offices. The award also carries a taxable stipend of $2000.
All full-time and part-time faculty at DePaul University are eligible for the award. The selection committee will bestow one award each year, but may increase or decrease the number of awards in any given year depending the pool of nominees. A faculty member who receives a Provost's Excellence Award for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion may not be selected again in the five years immediately following.
The selection committee will be comprised of the following individuals:
The following will be used to select awardees:
The following are examples of activities that could fall under the scope of this award. Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.
To submit a nomination, please email the following documents to the Interim Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Valerie Johnson to
by 5:00 pm on Friday, April 14, 2023.