INSIGHT Into Diversity Honors Georgia Tech with the HEED Award for Four Consecutive Years

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Institute Diversity is proud to announce that INSIGHT Into Diversity honored Georgia Tech with the 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the fourth consecutive year. Georgia Tech is being recognized for its outstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  

“The HEED Award, open to all colleges and universities across the country, measures an institution’s level of achievement and intensity of commitment in regard to broadening diversity and inclusion on campus through initiatives, programs, and outreach; student recruitment, retention, and completion; and hiring practices for faculty and staff,” said Holly Mendelson, co-publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Eighty higher education institutions, including Georgia Tech, received the HEED Award this year, and these institutions will be featured in the November 2017 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

“We are honored to receive the HEED Award for four consecutive years,” said Archie Ervin, vice president for Institute Diversity and president of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education. “Following a landmark year for the Institute, Georgia Tech’s HEED Award application received our highest score to date from INSIGHT Into Diversity. We remain steadfast in our commitment to fostering a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment, particularly in this time of uncertainty in the U.S.”

To learn more about the HEED Award, visit


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