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


Photo of Bee Vang with Regent Higgins

Bee Vang, UW-River Falls

Individual Category

Program Director, Upward Bound

Photo of Program Director Claudia Guzman, with Regent President Behling, Regent Hall, and President Cross

Sociocultural Programming, UW-Milwaukee

Team Category

Photo of Program Director Kimamo Wahome, with Regent President Behling, Regent Ring, and President Cross

Upward Bound Program, UW-Eau Claire

Team Category