The University of Nebraska remains committed to diversity and the ideals espoused by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This award provides a platform to celebrate and recognize contemporary leaders who are role models both on and off-campus. Nominations are strongly encouraged and may be submitted by all members of the university and the community at large.
The award was established in 1997 to honor individuals who have contributed to the UNL community or the wider Lincoln community by their exemplary action in promoting the goals and vision of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nomination letters are due Jan. 2, 2019. See details.