Nominees sought for chancellor's GLBT award

Nominations are being accepted for the Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community. The awards are given annually in two categories: faculty/staff and student.

The awards formally recognize efforts to create an inclusive, respectful and safe climate for members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community at UNL. The efforts may be by an individual, an organization or department with the university. The award recipient must demonstrate a sustained and tangible impact on the campus community.

The deadline for nominations is March 27. Nomination forms and additional information are available at

The awards will be presented during a 5 p.m. April 19 ceremony in the Nebraska Union. The Chancellor's Awards will be presented in conjunction with the Lavender Graduation and announcement of the Louis Crompton Scholarship winner.

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