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Nominations Open for John R. Broderick Diversity Champion Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016-2017 John R. Broderick Diversity Champion Award.

Sponsored by Old Dominion University's (ODU) Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity, this award celebrates individuals from ODU and the surrounding Hampton Roads community who encourage and advance values related to diversity, inclusion and equity.

Named In honor of ODU's eighth president, the John R. Broderick Diversity Champion Award, is presented to individuals in the following categories:

  • Administration & Employees
  • Faculty
  • Students and Alumni
  • Hampton Roads Residents

Award recipients demonstrate an exceptional understanding of diversity, inclusion and equity beyond the call of duty as represented by the following criteria:

  • Develops innovative methods for increasing and valuing diversity, inclusion, and equity through wide-range programs and initiatives and
  • Demonstrates effective leadership that promote and advance inclusive working and learning environments on campus and/ or throughout the Hampton Roads community.

Fall nominations are due no later than October 25 and can be submitted by anyone. Nominators should explain how the nominee exemplifies the criteria and why this person should be considered for the John R. Broderick Diversity Champion Award.

Clearly state how the nominee demonstrates a sustained commitment to ODU and/or the surrounding Hampton Roads community, supported by examples of innovation, creativity and leadership. Submit nominations online, by email at officeofinstitutionalequitydiversity@odu.edu or in person at The Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity located at 1301 Spong Hall.

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