Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity

The Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity is a grant presented annually to a distinguished faculty member at the University of California, Berkeley based on outstanding contributions in enhancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Criteria: Faculty who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by providing leadership to advance equitable access to education, address the needs of California's diverse population through public service, or highlight inequalities through rigorous  scholarly research.
  • Deadline for Nominations: September 16, 2016
  • Award: $10,000 placed into a departmental account to be used at the discretion of the recipient.
  • Administered by: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Equity & Inclusion.

CAAIE 2014 Artwork

Art: Htet Hlaing, 2014 CAAIEE

Purpose of the Award

The University of California, Berkeley is committed to excellence, equity, and inclusion in every facet of its mission. Teaching, research, and public service contributions that promote diversity and the principles of equity and inclusion are essential to maintaining UC Berkeley's preeminence as a world-class academic institution. The Chancellor's Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity acknowledges meritorious achievement by faculty in pursuit of the University's mission to create an inclusive environment, serving the needs of our increasingly diverse state, and highlighting inequalities in society and the pathways to resolving them.