President’s EDI Excellence Award

The President’s EDI Excellence Award was established to recognize employees who are leading the way to making Tulane a more inclusive, diverse and welcoming community. Recipients will receive a one-time cash award. Learn more about award eligibility, criteria and the selection process below.


  • Faculty, staff and administrators employed 50% or more in a regular benefits-eligible position.
  • Must have successfully completed the six-month introductory period.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive Tulane community.
  • Achievements should make a substantial and lasting impact to build a better future for the university.

  • All staff, administrators, faculty, students and affiliates of Tulane are welcome to submit nominations.
  • At least one letter of support should be included with specific examples of how the nominated individual’s efforts resulted in making Tulane a more inclusive, diverse and welcoming community. Nominations are reviewed by Human Resources & Institutional Equity to verify that eligibility requirements have been met.
  • The Office of Human Resources & Institutional Equity contacts immediate supervisor of the nominated individual to obtain approval for the nomination.
  • The Awards Committee reviews nominations and submits recommendations to the senior administration of the University for final approval.

For more information, please contact Will Ferbos, Associate Vice President for Institutional Affairs and Deputy Chief of Staff, at 862-8370 or