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Presidential Principles of Community Award

Established in 2013, this award recognizes faculty and staff members who exemplify the Virginia Tech “Principles of Community” and have demonstrated an impact on diversity and inclusion at the university. This award is meant to recognize individuals whose efforts and understanding have resulted in programming, curricula, or other meaningful impacts on diversity and inclusion. This award is sponsored by the Office for the Senior Vice President and Provost. The award recipient is selected by the Commission on Equal Opportunity and Diversity (CEOD) and will receive a $2000 cash prize funded by the President’s Office at the annual Faculty Staff Awards Ceremony.

2022 Melissa Faircloth, Eric Glenn, Tamarah Smith, Black Caucus of Virginia Tech - Team Award
2021 Mae Hey, Carlos Evia, Latin Link, Translational Biology, Medicine, and Health
2020 Mae Hey, Carlos Evia, Latin Link
2019 Sam Cook, Christine Tysor, Department of Religion and Culture, Virginia Dares team
2018 María del Carmen Caña Jiménez, Amanda Morris, Latanya Walker, John Gray Williams
2017 Betty Anderson, Randolph Grayson
2016 Linda Greene, Bevlee Watford
2015 Karen DePauw
2014 Jean Elliott