Every month the Office of Diversity & Inclusion accepts nominations for inclusive excellence related efforts and programs. If you know someone who you believe supports inclusive excellence on campus, big or small, please complete the nomination form.
In April, the Office of Diversity & Inclusion pauses to recognize and celebrate W&M community members who have been nominated to receive the Inclusive Excellence Champions Award for their leadership and innovation towards D&I initiatives.
On Thursday, April 27, 2023 we held our Inclusive Excellence Champions reception. President Rowe and Provost Agouris shared in the celebration along with the nominators and supervisors of this year’s recipients.
The recognized Inclusive Excellence Champions are: Provost Peggy Agouris, Dean Derek Aday, Anne Arseneau, Emily Avesian, Brian Baines, Katherine Barko-Alva, Liz Bellamy, Babs Bengtson, Candice Benjes-Small, Rick Berrey, Warren Braxton, Katarina Bromkamp, Sally Brooks, Chief Deborah Cheesebro, John Cho, Tiffany Christian, Tracey Coates, Jarrett Craddock, Brian Crystal, Elaine Dearing, Elizabeth DeBusk-Maslanka, Alexandra Flores, Charlie Foster, Taylor Fox, Michael Fox, Lauren Garrett, James Glosson, Robbie Graham, Sophia Haile, Amber Hall, Andrea Harris, Michelle Harris, Stacey Harris, Peel Hawthorne, Sam Hayes, Norman Higgins, Kelsey Hinton, Debbie Howe, Dyamond Howell, Yujie Huang, Sonny Joy-Hogg, Marc Kelly, Liz Kiewiet, Anthony Koch, Anca Lipan, Karai Lockley, Brian Mann, Pietro Marino, Jasmin Martinez, Whitney Mascaro, Wanjiru Mbure, Sidney McCall, Meghan Miller, Nicole Millette, Danielle Moretti-Langholtz, Kathy Morgan, Dawn Morris, Mary Oberlies, Shené Owens, Leandra Parris, Jainita Patel, Burt Pinnock, Carlane Pittman, Michael Runyon, Ronald Russell, Gabby Saluta, Paul Showalter, Jason Simms, Dean A. Benjamin Spencer, Andrew Stelljes, Ann Marie Stock, Carina Sudarsky-Gleiser, Steve Tewksbury, Derek Vouri-Richard, Phil Wagner, Caroline Watson, Kimberly Weatherly, Virginia Wells, Erica Wiborg, Owen Williams, and Bethany Zoll
Congratulations and thank you! 2022-2023 Inclusive Excellence Champions (pdf).
Many nominations mean that our efforts to promote, spread and support diversity on our campus are working - we are looking forward to your nominations!