Cardinal Principles Champion

The Cardinal Principles Champions award is designed to honor our faculty and staff who have demonstrated one of the Cardinal Principles at the highest level of impact. If you know someone who has shown exceptional commitment to community of care, accountability, respect, diversity and inclusion, integrity and transparency, noble purpose, agility or leadership, please take this time to honor them!

Guidelines and criteria

View the Cardinal Principles Champions: Complete guidelines. Nominations are accepted for this annual award between December 1 and February 15 each year.

Deadline and timing

Nominations for 2025 are accepted from December 1, 2024 to February 15, 2025. Winners will be notified the end of March and invited to attend the 2025 Annual Faculty & Staff Recognition Reception in April.


Winners of the Cardinal Principles Champion Award receive $1,000, an engraved award and recognition at the Annual Faculty & Staff Excellence Recognition Reception.

Previous winners

2021 Cardinal Principles Champions

2022 Cardinal Principles Champions


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Submit a nomination

Nominations will open on December 1, 2024.