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Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Award Recipients 

2020 

Faculty-Staff Award

Christopher Janson, associate professor and director of the Center for Urban Education and Policy


Scholarship

Rodney Ellington, graduate student

Nagat Khalifa, undergraduate student 

2019

Faculty-Staff Award

Sheila Spivey, senior director of the Department of Diversity Initiatives 

Scholarship

Haiden Baier, undergraduate student 

2018

Carolyne Ali-Khan, associate professor, Foundations & Secondary Education 

2017 

Jennifer Lieberman, associate professor, English 

2016

Tarah Trueblood. formerly with the Interfaith Center

2015

Individual: Otilia Salmon, associate professor, Foundations & Secondary Education 
Organization: African American Faculty and Staff Association *

2014

Individual: Oupa Seane, formerly with the Intercultural Center for PEACE  

Organization: Academic Center for Excellence (now called First Year Advising Office) 

2013 

Individual: Phillip Green, formerly with Banner Center for Creative Industries

2012 

Individual: Melissa Hirschman, formerly a visiting professor 

Organization: Disability Resource Center 

 

* This was the last year the organization award was awarded.