University Award for Inclusive Excellence

Established in 2017 and awarded annually, Iowa State University's first-ever university-level inclusion award recognizes faculty and P&S staff who have advanced the university’s mission of diversity, equity, and inclusion outside of their compensated responsibilities.


Nomination guidelines and materials can be found at the University Award website.



2020 - Monic Behnken and Harrison Inefuku

2019 - Angela Shaw and Barbara Woods

2018 - Joel Hochstein and Daniel Spikes

2017 - Tera Jordan and Audrey Kennis



Congratulations (Inside Iowa State, 09/28/17)

Inclusive award debuts at university ceremony (Inside Update, 09/21/17)

Inclusive excellence award added to fall ceremony (Inside Update, 12/08/16)