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Physical Address:
Administration Building
Room 201
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 3157
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Phone: 208-885-2468

Fax: 208-885-6558

Email: diversity@uidaho.edu

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Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor Excellence in Diversity Award

Purpose: To celebrate contributions that promote greater inclusion of all people in our campus community and promote understanding and recognition of diversity in educational, service, and outreach opportunities.

The Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor Excellence in Diversity Award is named in honor of Dr. Arthur (Art) Taylor, the Indigenous Affairs Officer of the University of Idaho who passed away suddenly in 2013. Art worked tirelessly to promote strong relationships between the University of Idaho and many tribal communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. He was known as a true champion of diversity. He was deeply respected for his academic research and teaching as well as his great rapport with students. He is also well remembered for his humor and infectious laugh. Art is greatly missed but his legacy to the University of Idaho continues on in this award.

Faculty

One $4,000 award is given annually to a University of Idaho faculty member. The award may go to tenured, tenure-track, clinical or full time adjunct/instructor/lecturer who have completed a minimum of three years at the University of Idaho. The faculty member may only receive the award once during their employment at the university.

The Excellence in Diversity Awards will recognize exceptional performance in at least one of three areas:

  • Research/Scholarship excellence in an area of Diversity
  • Excellence in Diversity Teaching
  • Excellence in Diversity Outreach/Service

Self-nominations and nominations from students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Nomination packets should include:

  • A letter of nomination, including how the nominee fulfills the goals of the Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor Excellence in Diversity Award
  • Two additional letters of support from others who can speak to the nominee’s contributions
  • A copy of the nominee’s resume or vita

The Office of Equity & Diversity and the Office of Tribal Relations are providing the administrative support. Please submit award nominations and supporting letters electronically to Norma Valdivia at normav@uidaho.edu. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 25, 2019.


Staff

One $4,000 award is given annually to a University of Idaho staff member. Staff must be full time and have worked a minimum of three years for the university. The staff member may only receive the award once during their employment at the university.

The Excellence in Diversity Awards will recognize exceptional performance in at least one of the three areas:

  • Has demonstrated and promoted a continuous commitment to diversity and inclusion on campus through tangible actions
  • Sponsored or coordinated programs on campus that have cultivated diversity and inclusion
  • Exceptional work in the area of diversity and inclusion that has encouraged dialogue, promoted reflection, built community or inspired action

Self-nominations and nominations from students, faculty and staff are welcome.

Nomination packets should include:

  • A letter of nomination, including how the nominee fulfills the goals of the Dr. Arthur Maxwell Taylor Excellence in Diversity Award
  • Two additional letters of support from others who can speak to the nominee’s contributions
  • A copy of the nominee’s resume or vita

The Office of Equity & Diversity and the Office of Tribal Relations are providing the administrative support. Please submit award nominations and supporting letters electronically to Norma Valdivia at normav@uidaho.edu. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 25, 2019.

Physical Address:
Administration Building
Room 201
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr.
MS 3157
Moscow, ID
83844-3157

Phone: 208-885-2468

Fax: 208-885-6558

Email: diversity@uidaho.edu

Directions