St. Cloud State Receives Diversity Award
11/27/2012 - 11:30 AM
St. Cloud State University and two other Minnesota schools have been awarded the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from the publisher of Insight into Diversity magazine Lenore Pearlstein.
St. Cloud State University received the award for its ongoing effort to include all aspects of diversity such as gender, race, ethnicity, veterans, people with disabilities and members of the LGBT community.
Insight into Diversity magazine says the award is given to colleges and universities who show “outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion in their faculty, staff, suppliers, and students.” This is the first year that the magazine has presented the award.
According to St. Cloud State, Insight into Diversity is the oldest and largest higher education diversity-focused publication.
The University of Minnesota and the William Mitchell College of Law were the other Minnesota schools presented with the award. The award was given to 47 other schools across the country.
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