Past Recipients


  • Dr. Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick
  • Foundation for Youth (FFY)


  • Dr. Cheryl Crisp


  • Carol Kostrzewsky
  • InterFaith Forum Columbus


  • Gil Palmer
  • Rocio Rodriguez


  • Columbus Regional Hospital Diversity Strategy Office
  • IUPUC Gay Straight Alliance

Excellence in Diversity Award

The Excellence in Diversity Award at IUPUC recognizes and honors demonstrated commitment and outstanding efforts toward creating a diverse and inclusive community.

Each year, IUPUC recognizes one campus initiative and one community initiative that meet the defined criteria. Recipients can be individuals, organization, groups, units, projects, or institutions.

The award is presented each January during the university’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.

Nominations for the  Excellence in Diversity Award are due each October.

  • For complete awards criteria, nomination instructions, and the nomination form, visit the Diversity Council webpage.
  • You may also contact the Office of the Vice Chancellor & Dean at 812.348.7226 or