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


January 27, 2017 Winners of Regents’ Diversity Awards announced

See a summary of the awards event and more photos.

Cyndi Kernahan, Regent Eve Hall, and Regent President Regina Millner

Cyndi Kernahan with Regent Eve Hall and Regent President Regina Millner (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Cyndi Kernahan

Individual Category

Psychology Professor and Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Angela Miller with Regent Tim Higgins and Regent President Millner (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Angela Miller

Individual Category

Director of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Members of the Blugold Beginnings Team with UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt (Photo by Aaron Collins)

Blugold Beginnings, UW-Eau Claire

Team Category