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The newspaper of The Johns Hopkins University February 23, 2004 | Vol. 33 No. 23
Nominations Being Sought for Annual Diversity Recognition Award

The Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council is seeking nominations for its Diversity Recognition Award, which honors exceptional contributions of faculty, staff and students in advancing and celebrating diversity and inclusiveness at Johns Hopkins.

Men and women from all divisions of the university and health system are eligible with the exception of current members of the council. Individuals may nominate themselves or be nominated by any Johns Hopkins community member. The nomination should include a description of the nominee's commitment to the advancement of diversity, inclusion and/or multiculturalism as demonstrated by specific efforts and accomplishments above and beyond his or her regular job description.

The submission must include the nomination form, available at /dlc/dlcaward.html and a supporting document of two double-spaced pages or less that describes how the individual meets the criteria for the award. It should include specific examples of how the nominee's efforts and accomplishments convey an appreciation for diversity, inclusion and/or multiculturalism and add to efforts to promote a more diverse, inclusive and supportive environment for all members of the Johns Hopkins community. All nominees should be informed before forms are submitted.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, March 19. A selection panel will review all nominations and recommend award recipients to President William R. Brody. The recognition ceremony and reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11.

Nomination forms and supporting documents can be submitted online at or mailed to Diversity Recognition Awards, JHU Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Programs, 130 Garland Hall, 3400 N. Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218.


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