Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community
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 LGBTQA+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans*, Queer/Questioning, Asexual/Ally) individuals, groups, and issues in UNL campus settings;
- Promoting the professional advancement of LGBTQA+ 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 LGBTQA+ 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, LGBTQA+ students, faculty, and staff.
Lavender Graduation & the Chancellor’s Awards Reception will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2017 in the NU Colonial Room. Nomination materials are due March 17th, 2017.
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