Marian Spencer Equity Ambassador Awards


The President’s Diversity Council sponsors the Marian Spencer Equity Ambassador Award to showcase current campus affiliated individuals and groups whose diversity and inclusion efforts have positively impacted the university. 


Students, faculty, and staff can nominate individuals and groups for this award if they meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Promotes an awareness for equity and inclusion
  • Exhibits sensitivity to people of various cultures and equity in opportunity
  • Enhances the personal/professional development of colleagues
  • Prepares individuals to thrive in a diverse, global workforce
  • Collaborates with colleagues to create and implement initiatives and policies that build an equitable, inclusive environment


This award is presented each year to recipients who uphold the values of equity and inclusion in all of their many expressions.

Recipients will receive public recognition for exemplary contributions to equity and inclusion along with a monetary award.  


Nominations are now being accepted with a deadline of February 3, 2017.  All recipients will be recognized at the Marian Spencer Equity Ambassador Luncheon during the 9th Annual UC Equity & Inclusion Conference on March 29, 2017.

Click here to see past recipients.