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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award


 

Award Description

This award recognizes exceptional leadership beyond the scope of an individual's job, area of research, or student training in furthering the goal of achieving greater ethnic diversity at UCSF.  Those individuals, who excel in one or more of the following are eligible to be nominated for this award:

This award was developed by the Office of the Chancellor, the Office of Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Diversity, and the Dr. King Commemoration Committee to recognize campus community members who have provided extraordinary leadership and inspiration in advancing the goals of social and economic justice.

The award recognizes an individual from each of the following groups: faculty/academic, staff, and students/residents/postdoctoral scholars. This award is presented in conjunction with the campus celebration commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in January.

Selection Criteria

 

Those who have exhibited extraordinary leadership in one or more of the following areas are eligible for this award:

  • promoting and advancing mutual respect, understanding, and appreciation for the cultural and ethnic diversity within our campus community;

  • promoting and advancing the recruitment, hiring/admission of underrepresented ethnic groups in our campus community;

  • promoting and advancing the retention and career mentoring of underrepresented ethnic groups in our campus community;

  • assisting in ensuring an equal opportunity to career advancement for the underrepresented ethnic groups in our campus community; and/or

  • encouraging the participation of traditionally underrepresented groups in campus committees, activities, and events.


 

 

 

 

 

 

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