Hardy Liston Jr. Symbol of Hope Award
The award recognizes outstanding, pro-active contributions of faculty and staff members who serve the campus community and promote diversity & inclusion at UT. The recipient openly expresses his/her beliefs in a diverse university community and has made consistent contributions on issues of diversity and inclusion. The recipient has demonstrated a commitment to the development of individuals in our community through cultivating and enriching the human mind and spirit. The recipient is actively involved in the UT community. Examples may include: membership in organizations that promote diversity, planning/sponsoring campus or community wide programs dealing with issues of diversity, multiculturalism and/or appreciation of difference, etc.
Anyone who has received the award in the preceding five years is ineligible for consideration.
A current biographical sketch of the nominee is requested along with the nomination form and letter.
The honoree will be selected by Commission for Blacks members.
- Faculty nominees must have been employed by UT for a minimum of 3 years. Exempt and non-exempt staff nominees must have been employed by UT for a minimum of 3 years.
- The nominee must be openly expresses his/her beliefs in a diverse university community and has made consistent contributions on issues of diversity and inclusion.
- The nominee must be actively involved within organizations that promote and educate about diversity and inclusion.
Deadline for 2020: Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Please download the form to your computer first and then complete it.
|1998||Hardy Liston, Jr.|
|2001||Dr. Ronald B. McFadden|
|2002||Dr. Jane S. Redmond|
|2003||Dr. Faye V. Harrison|
|2004||Dr. Stan L. Bowie|
|2005||Dr. George W. Harris, Jr.|
|2006||Prof. Felicia H. Felder-Hoehne|
|2007||Dr. Terry Lee Esper|
|2008||Richard L. Bayer|
|2009||Eric M. Stokes|
|2010||David L. Fox|
|2011||Leshaun D. Oliver|
|2012||Charles Houston and Annazette Houston|
|2013||Rosa Emory Thomas|
|2014||Dr. Amadou Sall|
|2016||Dr. Ernest Brothers|
|2017||Dr. Carolyn R. Hodges|
|2018||Dr. Steven Waller|