Established to honor Dr. Reginald Wilson, the founding director of the Office of Minority Concerns, the award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to diversity in American higher education. Charlene M. Dukes, president of Prince George’s Community College (MD), was the 2014 recipient of the Reginald Wilson Diversity Leadership Award.
Nominations are now open for the 2015 Wilson Award. The award will be presented on March 12, 2015 at the closing plenary luncheon of the 97th ACE Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Nominations are due by December 1, 2014.
||Charlene M. Dukes, President Prince George’s Community College (MD)|
||Johnnetta B. Cole, Director, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution|
||James M. Rosser, President, California State University, Los Angeles|
||Nancy Cantor, Chancellor and President, Syracuse University (NY)|
||Bob Suzuki, President Emeritus, California Polytechnic University, Pomona|
||Freeman A. Hrabowski III, President, University of Maryland, Baltimore County|
||Eduardo J. Padron, President, Miami Dade College (FL)|
||William E. Cox, President/CEO, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education|
Frank L. Matthews, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
James Moeser, Former Chancellor, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Diana S. Natalicio, President, The University of Texas at El Paso
||Tomas Arciniega, President Emeritus, California State University-Bakersfield|
Jacquelyn M. Belcher, President Emeritus, Georgia Perimeter College
Kenneth R.R. Gros Louis, Chancellor Emeritus, Indiana University-Bloomington
||Juliet V. Garcia, Former President, The University of Texas at Brownsville|
Frank H.T. Rhodes, President Emeritus, Cornell University
John B. Slaughter, Former President and CEO, The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc., Former Chancellor, University of Maryland College Park; and former President, Occidental University
Tom Joyner, Nationally Syndicated Radio Personality and Philanthropist
||Jewel Plummer Cobb, President and Professor of Biological Science Emerita, and Fullerton and Trustee Professor, California State University- Fullerton|
James J. Duderstadt, President Emeritus and University Professor of Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr., Former Vice Chancellor for Educational and Student Development, Maricopa Community Colleges, and Research Professor, Arizona State University Main Campus
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