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Distinguished Educator Awardees are honored at the Center for Diversity and Enrichment Graduation Reception.
This award, established in 1995-96, is designed to recognize a faculty or staff member who has exemplified achievement in cultural diversity. The award is in honor of Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló, former Assistant Provost and Interim Director of Opportunity at Iowa. Her commitment, dedication and desire to assist and promote diversity throughout her career at the University of Iowa have been truly inspirational.
|2003||Valerie Garr, College of Nursing|
|2005||Dr. Victor G. Rodgers, College of Engineering|
|2006||Dr. Larry Smith, Academic Advising Center|
|2006||Dr. Johnnie Sims, TRIO Support Services|
|2007||Carlos Serrato, Office of Student Life|
|2008||Dr. Vershawn Young, Rhetoric|
|2009||Dr. Susan A. Murty, School of Social Work|
|2010||Dr. Donald B. Yarbrough, College of Education|
|2011||Jodi Linley, Iowa Bioscience Advantage Program|
|2012||Dr. Carolyn Colvin, College of Education|
|2013||Kelly Collins, TRIO Student Support Services|
|2013||Collins Byrd, College of Law|
|2014||Motier Haskins, School of Social Work|
|2014||Dr. Tanya M. Uden-Holman, College of Public Health|
|2015||Tab Wiggins, Office of VP for Student Life|
|2016||Travis Arment, Center for Diversity and Enrichment|
|2016||Jeremy Kinser, University Counseling Service|
|2017||Danielle Martinez, Academic Support and Retention|
|2017||Rossina Liu, Obermann Center for Advanced Studies|
|2018||Dr. Antentor Hinton, Department of Internal Medicine|
Criteria for Selection:
Each year the Center for Diversity and Enrichment Graduation Reception Planning Committee extends an invitation to graduating students to nominate a UI staff or faculty for the award. The Center for Diversity and Enrichment Graduation Reception Planning Committee will determine the criteria for this award each year.
Nomination Form Coming Soon!