President Emeritus David A. Strand served as an administrator and faculty member at Illinois State University from 1978-1999, concluding his career as the University's 15th President. During his time at ISU, he outlined and implemented many initiatives to challenge the University in its commitment to diversity.
Strand established the Diversity Achievement Award in 1994 to recognize a current Illinois State University faculty or staff member who is instrumental in extraordinary curricular or program activities that assist the University in responding, more assuredly, to its commitment to diversity. The Award recipient receives individual recognition.
Illinois State University is fortunate to have many faculty and staff who are committed to diversity. Please help us recognize these deserving individuals by submitting a nomination, on their behalf, for this important Award. Faculty, staff, students, emeritus faculty, retirees, and friends of the University are encouraged to submit nominations. Self-nominations also are welcome.
All faculty and staff members of Illinois State University who meet the following qualifications may be considered for the Strand Diversity Achievement Award:
Nominators should submit this electronic nomination form along with the following supporting documents. All supporting documents must be attached at the time of submission.