Rochester Institute of Technology will recognize several prominent faculty and staff members who have been nominated for the 2009 Isaac L. Jordan Diversity Award. The award is given annually to acknowledge their work in the area of promoting pluralism, inclusion and diversity initiatives on campus.
The award will be given at a ceremony at 10 a.m., Monday, March 30, in the Ingle Auditorium in the Student Alumni Union. This celebration is part of the opening day activities of the annual Expressions of Diversity Conference.
Nominees for the Isaac L. Jordan Award are:
The award was established in 2003 and named after Isaac L. Jordan, the first chairman of the President’s Commission on Pluralism and Inclusion. As chairperson, Jordan was known for his leadership, advocacy and role in advancing pluralism among campus constituents.
The Expressions of Diversity Conference takes place March 30 to April 3; it is a weeklong series of workshops, panel discussions, arts and entertainment. The full schedule of events can be found at: www.diversity.rit.edu
WHAT: Isaac L. Jordan Faculty/Staff Awards Ceremony and Opening Address
WHEN: Monday, March 30, 2009, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Ingle Auditorium, Student Alumni Union, Rochester Institute of Technology
COST: Free and open to the general public
CONTACT: Michelle Cometa, chairperson, The President’s Commission on Pluralism and Inclusion
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: www.diversity.rit.edu