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OSU receives national diversity honor for being “exemplary model”

Wed, March 16, 2016
OSU receives national diversity honor for being “exemplary model”

Oklahoma State University received the Institutional Excellence Award for 2016 from the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) in ceremonies Tuesday night in San Francisco. Precious Elmore-Sanders, assistant vice president for the Oklahoma State University Division of Institutional Diversity, pictured on the left, accepted the award from Kevin McDonald, co-chair of the NADOHE Awards committee. “In a time of such challenges and opportunities in academia nationwide, Oklahoma State University’s diversity and inclusion leadership and accomplishments stand out to make it one of higher education’s exemplary models,” said Dr. Benjamin D. Reese, Jr., president of NADOHE. The award honors efforts such as institutional leadership, curricular reform, institutional transformation, professional development, assessment policies and practices, accountability measures, and outreach efforts.