John T. Casteen, III Diversity – Equity – Inclusion Leadership Award | Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – University of Virginia

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In 2010, The Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity and Equity at the University of Virginia established the John T. Casteen, III Diversity – Equity – Inclusion Leadership Award. The award recognizes and honors individual members of the University community who best demonstrate exemplary leadership in the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia or in the local community. 
The selection committee seeks to honor one student, one staff and one faculty member from among the University of Virginia, UVA Health and University of Virginia’s College at Wise communities.
Candidates must be a current student, faculty, or staff member at the University of Virginia, UVA Health or the University of Virginia’s College at Wise.
The nominees/recipients must have demonstrated a deep commitment and distinct passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia or local community; an exemplary leadership role in increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia or local community; and achievement of a significant and quantifiable impact on diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia or local community.
A working group of the University’s Diversity Council will serve as the selection committee for the John T. Casteen, III Diversity – Equity – Inclusion Leadership Award.
Anyone may nominate or self-nominate a candidate for the John T. Casteen, III DEI Leadership Award. Nominations must include the following documents by March 18, 2022 to be eligible for consideration:
1. Nomination Form
2. Nomination Letter (1) providing a comprehensive overview of the candidate’s leadership and contributions toward diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia or local community.
3. Letters of Support (2) highlighting the candidate’s leadership and contributions toward diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Virginia or local community. At least one letter of support must be from outside the nominee’s department.
2022 recipients will receive a $1,500 award, a commemorative plaque, and their accomplishments announced in UVA Today.
Angela M. Davis
Hajar Ahmed
Martin Davidson
Ashley Blackwell
Joel Hockensmith
Frank Dukes
Deborah McDowell
Attiya Latif
Randy Canterbury
Derrick Alridge
Gary Nimax
Elizabeth Beasley
Catherine Casey
Samantha Melinda Perez
Submit the nomination form and additional materials by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 18, 2022. All questions should be directed to Gail Prince-Davis (gip8w@virginia.edu). If you have problems uploading the Nomination Letter and Letters of Support, they may be emailed to Gail Prince-Davis. Incomplete nominations will not be considered.
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Division for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
ODEI
Madison Hall
P.O. Box 400881
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FAX: 434-243-2091
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