The Office of Inclusion and Diversity (OID) is proud to sponsor the Inclusive Excellence Awards. These awards honor faculty, staff and students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of diversity and inclusive excellence and have demonstrated exemplary achievements and significant contributions to institutional transformation. These awards are presented during the Office of Inclusion and Diversity’s annual State of Inclusion and Diversity to recognize distinguished accomplishments, existing efforts and demonstrated commitment to advancing inclusive excellence in their departments, colleges, the campus community and the Auburn University community as a whole.


Auburn University faculty, staff and student applications/nominations will be accepted.

To nominate a colleague or to self-nominate, individuals must submit the following material:

  • Resume/CV of the nominee

  • Letter of Nomination/Recommendation that provides evidence of the nominee’s efforts to advance diversity and inclusive excellence at Auburn University (i.e., initiatives, programs, publications, presentations, activities, research, teaching, service, committee membership and other institutional, regional, national or international professional involvement)

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Point of contact: Rochelle Johnson, Director, Diversity Education and Engagement, at

Last updated: 01/26/2024