Nominations for Leaders & Innovators

Posted on Feb 1, 2013 in Alumni News and News

img_events_reunions_bacThrough the African-American Leaders and Innovators Project, the KU Black Alumni Chapter is proud to honor African-American alumni who have distinguished themselves and made a difference through demonstrated leadership and innovation to the University, their profession or society at large. The project began in 2006 with a gift from Mike Shinn, e’66, and is coordinated by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Alumni Association, Spencer Research Library and KU Endowment.

Nominations for the 2013 awards are due Feb. 15. To be considered, the nominee must be an African-American KU graduate or former student and acknowledged leader and innovator within a community, profession or society at large. Posthumous nominations are encouraged. Award recipients will be honored at the KU Black Alumni Chapter reunion Oct. 4-5 during Homecoming.

To nominate an individual, visit If you have questions, please contact Blane Harding, director of the Office of Multicultural Affiars, at or at 785-864-1143

— From Kansas Alumni magazine no. 1, 2013

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