The Committee to Advance our Common Purposes Awards Event

March 20, 2018 

Members of the Rutgers University Community:

I am pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the Clement A. Price Human Dignity Awards and the Leaders in Faculty Diversity Awards sponsored by The Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes (CACP).  This year’s honorees include faculty, students, and staff from across the university.

Please join us in congratulating the honorees at a reception on Monday, April 23rd, 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. at the College Avenue Student Center, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick.  This year we plan to present the SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD to the International Leadership Exchange, We Care/Share Solar Program, and Malcolm X. Shabazz High School.  To confirm your attendance at the reception, please RSVP using the following link http://academicaffairs.rutgers.edu/rsvphd.

HONOREES

CLEMENT A. PRICE HUMAN DIGNITY AWARD

The award recognizes outstanding individuals or groups that have demonstrated extraordinary achievement and commitment to promoting and practicing diversity and inclusion at Rutgers University and/or in partnership with the broader community.

Gloria Bachmann

Professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

DuWayne Battle

Associate Professor of Teaching and Director of the Baccalaureate Social Work (BASW) Program Rutgers University–Camden and New Brunswick

The Corella & Bertram F. Bonner Foundation

Robert Hackett, President, Princeton, NJ

Evelyn Erenrich

Associate Dean for Recruitment and Retention, School of Graduate Studies, Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick

Keith Green

Associate Professor, English Department, Rutgers UniversityCamden

Peter Kahn

Professor, Biochemistry and Microbiology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick

Kamal Kahn

Director, Office for Diversity and Academic Success in the Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Roshini Rides

Najeeha Farooqi, Hanaa Lakhani, Moneeb Mian, and Hasan Usmani, Rutgers Business SchoolNewark and New Brunswick

Deborah Spitalnik

Professor of Pediatrics, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

CACP Special Achievement Award

International Leadership Exchange, We Care/Share Solar Program, and Malcolm X. Shabazz High School Rutgers University-Newark.

The Leaders in Faculty Diversity Award

The award honors a select number of faculty who have been leaders in promoting diversity, inclusion, equity, and access at Rutgers, either through their own research and teaching, and/or in other venues.

Rosa Chaviano-Moran

Associate Dean for Admissions/Assistant Professor, RWJMS, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Jerome Langer

Associate Professor, Pharmacology, RWJMS, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Richard V. Simmons 

Professor of Chinese, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick

The Committee to Advance Our Common Purposes, CACP, is a diversity and inclusion initiative of the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.  CACP was founded in 1987 and has a long history of recognizing excellence in diversity, inclusion, and equity.  Dr. Denise Rodgers, Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Programs & Urban Health and Wellness Institute, RBHS serves as Chair and Isabel Nazario, Associate Vice President for Strategic Initiatives is co-chair.   The committee includes faculty, students, and staff from across the university— Rutgers UniversityCamden, Rutgers UniversityNewark, Rutgers UniversityNew Brunswick, and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS).  

Barbara A. Lee
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs