Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contributions to the
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community

This year's nominations are due on Friday, March 21, 2014. The Chancellor's Awards are presented at Lavender Graduation & the Chancellor's Awards for Outstanding Contributions to the GLBT Community.
The reception will take place on April 24, 2012 from 5 - 7 pm in the Nebraska Union. For more information contact Pat Tetreault at the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, 346 Nebraska Union (0453), lgbtqa@unl.edu or 402.472.1752.  Printed copies of the forms are available at the center or you can request forms by email.

  • Note regarding updated forms: Updated forms are available in the LGBTQA+ Resource Center, 346 Nebraska Union. You can also request a copy by emailing Pat Tetreault at lgbtqa@unl.edu. We are working on adding an online form for submissions and are hopeful that we can get the forms created soon. If we are not able to, we will add a downloadable form.
  • Faculty/Staff Award Nomination Form
  • Student Award Nomination Form
  • The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding efforts to create an inclusive, respectful, and safe climate for members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. These efforts may be by an individual, an organization or department within the institution. Previous nominees may be re-nominated. The award recipient must demonstrate a sustained and tangible impact on the campus community. Examples of such efforts might include:
  • advocating for GLBT individuals, groups, and issues in UNL campus settings;

  • promoting the professional advancement of GLBT faculty and staff members, and encouraging and supporting the recognition of service contributions beyond those normally expected;

  • committed to creating projects that promote greater awareness of GLBT issues, including actual and potential oppression, within the University;

  • designing activities and programs that convey an active commitment to diversity and inclusion, personal safety and mutual respect for, and among, GLBT students, faculty, and staff.

Honorees:

2014:

2013: J.B. Milliken, President of the University of Nebraska

2012: Reverend Stephen C. Griffith

2011: Robin Whisman

2010: Jim Cole (Emeritus/Psychology)

2009: William Waters (OASIS/The Culture Center)

2008: Debbie Krahmer (UNL Libraries)

2007: Jan Deeds (Student Involvement) and Father Don Hanway

2006: Debra Anne Hope (Psychology)

2005: Joy S Ritchie (English)

2004: English Department, Robert D Brown (Emeritus, Educational Psychology), James V Griesen (Student Affairs), and Linda Major (Student Involvement)

2003: Louis Crompton (Emeritus, English) and George E Wolf (Emeritus, English)

2002: Barbara DiBernard (English) and Pat Tetreault (University Health Center Sexuality Education)

2001 - Luis Diaz-Perdomo (Counseling & Psychological Services, University Health Center)

2000 - Vernon Williams (Educational Psychology/Career Services)


The UNL Committee on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns Award for Outstanding Student Contributions to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community

The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding student efforts to create an inclusive, respectful, and safe climate for members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. These efforts may be by an individual student or a student organization within the institution. The award recipient must have demonstrated an on-going commitment to the GLBT community. Examples might include:

  • advocating for GLBT individuals, groups, and issues in UNL campus settings;

  • committed to creating projects that promote greater awareness of GLBT issues, including actual and potential oppression, within the University;

  • actively involved in designing activities and programs that convey an active commitment to diversity and inclusion, personal safety and mutual respect for, and among, GLBT students, faculty, and staff.

Student Honorees:

2014:

2013: Scott Schneider

2012: Emily Schlichting

2011: Jason Lucht

2010: NA

2009: Heath Harding (Leadership Studies - Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication)

2008: Greg Gifford (Leadership Studies - Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication) & Amanda Garrett

2007: Allen Ratliff

2006: Queer Student Alliance Transitional Leadership Team

2005: Kris Gandara (English)

2004: Julian Daniel Franks

2003: Ryan Fette

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