- IUPUI is a five time Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award recipient
- Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Multicultural Teaching 2013 Recipient, Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology
The Office of the Chancellor and the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion recognizes outstanding faculty members with this teaching award. IUPUI is committed to preparing the next generation of culturally competent, global citizens who value diversity both within and across cultures. Multicultural teaching is recognized as a principal strategy through which the campus' vision, mission and goals related to diversity are realized. The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Multicultural Teaching acknowledges faculty who integrate culturally relevant content into their curriculum, who employ an inclusive, student-centered pedagogy, and who champion diversity as a value that ensures the academic success of all students.