Project Reports & Recommendations

MEI Grant Program

MEI Award Program

Making Excellence Inclusive Award - This new award honors individuals or groups on campus whose actions consistently and visibly personify the spirit of diversity and inclusivity. Awards are open to all staff and faculty.   Submit a brief and specific description of the contributions made by the given individual or group. The "call" for nominations typically goes out in the Spring.

Culture of Respect

Create and foster an accepting community in which all staff and students feel safe, and diverse perspectives are valued.


  1. Create a community of shared leadership and decision-making.(Immediate)
  2. Foster the highest standards of ethical conduct, both personally and professionally. (Immediate)
  3. Create a campus and classroom climate that celebrates diversity and creates a nurturing environment for all. (Immediate)