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Texas A&M University Wins Fourth Consecutive National Higher Education Excellence In Diversity (HEED) Award

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Texas A&M University has been named a 2022 Higher Education Diversity Excellence Award (HEED) winner. Insight into Diversity magazine. The university has earned this honor for the past four years.

The HEED Awards are the only national awards honoring US and Canadian universities that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. In 2022, 103 institutions will receive his HEED Award. Texas A&M will appear in the November 2022 issue. Insight into Diversity magazine.

“The HEED Awards process consists of a comprehensive and rigorous application form that includes questions about student and employee recruitment and retention. It also includes diversity and leadership support for many other aspects of campus: Diversity and Inclusion. Insight into Diversity magazine. “We take a detailed approach to scrutinizing each application in determining who will be selected as a recipient of his HEED Award. Our standards are high and the work done every day across campus We are looking for an institution that has diversity and inclusion woven into it.”

Annie McGowan, Vice President and Vice President for Diversity at Texas A&M, said she and her colleagues in the Diversity Office Insight into Diversity.

“To apply for the HEED Awards, Texas A&M critically evaluates our diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, recognizes promising and impactful strategies, and identifies areas for improvement. We need to,” McGowan said. “This prestigious award is a testament to the commitment and contribution of our diversity partners throughout the Texas A&M campus community to achieve the goals of our diversity plan. It also serves as an indicator of the progress we have made in fulfilling the Land Grant mission of serving the Accept building as a call to action to be more intentional.

McGowan said both the university and the Office for Diversity “work tirelessly to make Texas A&M accessible to all, especially those who have historically been excluded and underrepresented in higher education. We are proud to receive this prestigious award on behalf of outstanding groups and individuals who are passionate about education.”

Groups and initiatives recognized by the HEED Awards include the Diversity Operations Committee (DOC), Accountability, Equity and Scholarships (ACES) Faculty Fellow Program. Annual diversity accountability reports from university colleges, units, sustainability offices and more.

“We celebrate those whose efforts are helping move us in the direction of our public land grant mission,” McGowan said, adding thanks to the university community. Diversity, equity, inclusion.

For more information on the 2022 HEED Awards, visit

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Insight into Diversity The magazine is the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education today and is best known for its annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Awards. The HEED Awards are the only awards that recognize colleges and universities for outstanding diversity and inclusiveness across campuses. In addition to online job boards, Insight into Diversity Timely and thought-provoking news and features on issues of diversity and inclusion in higher education and beyond. Articles include interviews with innovators and experts, as well as profiles of his best practices and exemplary programs. Readers will also discover career opportunities that connect job seekers with institutions and companies that host a diverse and inclusive workforce.current, archival, and digital issues Insight into Diversity The magazine is available online at