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Neil S. Bucklew award

The Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is accepting nominations for the prestigious Neil S. Bucklew award.

This award is named in honor of former President Bucklew. In 1986, he initiated the Social Justice Program, a forerunner to the recently restructured Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

This $2,500.00 award may be used for professional development or directed to one of several worthy WVU Foundation Accounts on behalf of WVU in the recipient’s name. Faculty, staff, and administrators who have been or are currently involved in the promotion of social justice are eligible for this prestigious award.This recognition is given to the recipient who has best demonstrated outstanding leadership, courage, and support on a continuous basis in the area of social justice in the West Virginia University system.

Nominations should include a cover sheet with the name, title, addresses of the nominee and contact information of the person nominating the individual. Also, a statement of 250 words summarizing why the award should be given to the person nominated should be included. Five one page letters of recommendation may accompany the nominations.

Information received should relate to the nominee’s leadership in social justice, courage he or she may have shown in activities and endeavors, and support he or she has provided to others related to social justice.

Deadline for submissions need to be received in the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion by Friday,

February 14, 2014.
Mail to:
Sharon Mallow
Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,
PO Box 6202