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Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Teaching Award

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The Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Teaching Award is designed to affirm, value, honor and recognize members of the University teaching staff who have incorporated multicultural and global perspectives into their scholarship, teaching practices and research; accepts the educational principles that cultural literacy should be infused into the core of scholarly research and that education transmits the cumulative knowledge of human kind reflected in a global society; incorporated educational principles and teaching practices that encourage and promote both content and process reflecting the fundamental contributions of diverse groups; encourages and engenders critical thinking, while utilizing varied educational materials strategies and texts.

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2010 Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Teaching Award

Past Winners

The recipients for the 2006-2007 academic years were:
Dr. Vicki Hines-Martin, School of Nursing
Honorable mention:
Dr Ellen McIntyre, Teaching and Learning, School of Education and Human Development

The recipient for the 2005-2006 academic years was:
Dr. Margaret D’Silva, Communications Department

The recipient for the 2004-2005 academic year was:
Dr. Jane Thibault, Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine

The recipient for the 2003-2004 academic year was:
Dr. Sharon Moore, Kent School of Social Work

The recipient for the 2002-2003 academic year was:
Professor Nefertiti Burton, Theater Arts Department

The recipients for the 2001-2002 academic years were:
Dr. David R. Anderson, English Department
First runner-up
Dr. Phyllis Metcalf Turner, School of Education & Human Development

The recipients for the 2000-2001 academic years were:
Dr. Laura Cherry, Expressive Therapy
Professor Enid Trucios-Haynes, Brandeis School of Law
Dr. Bibhti Sar, Kent School of Social Work

The recipients for the 1999-2000 academic years were:
Professor Cedric Powell, Brandeis School of Law
Dr . Daya Sandhu, School of Education & Human Development

The recipients for the 1998-1999 academic years were:
Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Pan African Studies
and
The teaching team of Dr. Julie Bunck, Dr. Dewey Clayton & Dr. Nathan Schwartz, Political Science

The recipient for the 1997-1998 academic year was:
Prof. Joan D’Antoni, Division of Transitional Studies

The recipient for the 1996-1997 academic year was:
Prof. Mary-Evelyn Martin, English Department

The Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Teaching Award is sponsored by the UofL Diversity Programming committee of CODRE and the Vice Provost for Diversity and Equal Opportunity. The Presidential Exemplary Multicultural Teaching Award was established in 1996 by the UofL Multicultural Center, its Advisory Board and founding director.

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