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University Libraries Diversity Council: University Libraries Diversity Awards

Award Recipients

Academic Year Recipient
2012-2013 Ross Edmonds (staff)
2013-2014 Tracy Gilmore (faculty)
2014-2015 Tamara Kennelly, Adrienne Serra, & Laurel Rozema (group)
2015-2016 Anthony Wright de Hernandez (faculty)
2016-2017 Jennifer Nardine (faculty)

Keith Gilbertson (faculty)

  VTDITC: Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech (group)
2018-2019 Art & Architecture Library Staff (group)
2019-2020 Ana Corral (faculty)
Luke Menzies & Ginny Pannabecker (group)
Brittany Dodson (staff)
2020-2021 Nitra Eastby (faculty)
  The Virtual Game Nights Team (group)
  Brittany Dodson (staff)
2021-2022 Jessica Ofsa (staff)
Jonathan Briganti (faculty)
Kayla McNabb & Alice Rogers (group)


About the award:
The Library Diversity Award, now in its tenth year, honors individuals or groups that have taken a leadership role and demonstrated a thorough understanding of, appreciation for, and advocacy of equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.

Recipients receive: 
  • Letter of commendation in their personnel file(s) 
  • Award plaque(s) 
  • $500 (shared if group)
  • Name(s) on plaque in library boardroom 
  • Recognition at Library Forum
  • Nomination for the Presidential Principles of Community Award 
  • Lunch with Dean Walters (possibly virtual? TBD)

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