IACCT

Outstanding Diversity/Equity Award

Any Member Community College Board and its chief executive officer (President or Chancellor), OR an active Trustee of a Member Community College Board and its chief executive officer (President or Chancellor) are eligible to receive this award. Demonstrable evidence of leadership in setting policies, championing an environment of inclusiveness, and in assuring results for the enhancement and expansion of opportunities for minorities and women in such areas as:

  • How does the college define equity within the college’s service district?
  • Identify at least one program that promotes access and completion to an underserved community.
  • Describe programs aimed at successful completion, transfer and/or gainful employment.
  • Data: Provide data on the impact of the identified programs(s).
  • Employment and promotion (i.e. commit to employing a diverse staff; provide resources and an environment for all students to succeed).
  • Engagement of board of trustees, committees, advisory groups for the college, student groups, and community based organizations (ie. Actively seek diverse representation).