Up to three $5,000 awards are given to individuals, teams, or units from UW System institutions in recognition of institutional change agents that foster access and success for historically underrepresented populations. The Regents Diversity Awards are administered by the systemwide Office for Academic and Student Affairs.

Diversity Award Recipients

2019

February 4, 2019

Regents’ 2019 Diversity Awards recipients announced: Educators in Eau Claire, Milwaukee, and Oshkosh recognized for work to support student success

Dennis K. Beale Jr.

Individual Award

Assistant Director, Blugold Beginnings, UW-Eau Claire

Photo of Dennis K. Beale Jr., recipient of the Board of Regents' 2019 Diversity Award in the individual category

Dennis K. Beale Jr. is recognized with the Board of Regents' 2019 Diversity Award in the individual category.


Food Center and Pantry

Team Award

UW-Milwaukee

Photo of Quincy Kissack, assistant director of Student Associate Professional Staff at UW-Milwaukee, receiving a UW Board of Regents Diversity Award on behalf of the UW-M Food Center and Pantry at the UW System Board of Regents meeting hosted at Union South at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Feb. 8, 2019. (Photo by Bryce Richter /UW-Madison)

UW-Milwaukee's Food Center and Pantry, a team recipient of the Board of Regents' 2019 Diversity Awards, is represented by Quincy Kissack, assistant director of Student Associate Professional Staff, who accepted the award on the team's behalf.


Titan Advantage Program

Team Award

UW-Oshkosh

Photo of Sylvia Carey-Butler, associate vice chancellor of academic support of inclusive excellence at UW-Oshkosh, receiving a UW System Board of Regents Diversity Award on behalf of the Titan Advantage Program at UW-Oshkosh during the UW System Board of Regents meeting hosted at Union South at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Feb. 8, 2019. (Photo by Bryce Richter /UW-Madison)

Members of UW-Oshkosh's Titan Advantage Program accept a Board of Regents' 2019 Diversity Award in the team category. Dr. Sylvia Carey-Butler (holding plaque), associate vice chancellor of academic support of inclusive excellence at UW-Oshkosh, made acceptance remarks.