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The Vice Chancellor's Diversity Award recognizes a team providing leadership in the area of diversity. This may include excellence in programs or other initiatives.


The award is given annually. A cash award of $1,000 is awarded. Funds are to be used for program improvement.


The team must be comprised primarily of faculty or staff with an appointment in University of Missouri Extension.


Applications will be evaluated based on the team's efforts related to:

  • The creation or expansion of programming or services in which diversity is emphasized.
  • The diversity of audiences served.
  • Program impact.

Nomination submission

To learn more about deadlines, submission instructions and other important information, please visit the awards home page:

nomination process

Award recipients

2019 4-H for All Greene County team: David Burton, Karla Deaver, Kelsa Ferguson, Justin Kastning and Kelly McGowan
2018 Patricia Ruth Barrett, Darla Lea Campbell, Karisha V. Devlin, Karen Brents Funkenbusch, Michael Gold, Eleazar Ubaldo Gonzalez, Debra Ann Kelly, Jeff J. Samborski, James Ray Spencer Jr
2016 Noel Project
2015 Bi-National Health Week
2014 4-H Youth Futures: College Within Reach Leadership Team
2012 Family Nutrition