Commerce Bank and W. T. Kemper Foundation Presidential Awards for Diversity
The Commerce Bank and W. T. Kemper Foundation Presidential Faculty/Staff Award for Distinguished Services to Historically Under-Represented Minority Students was established in 1978 to recognize outstanding individual contributions to the development of quality education for students of color at Kansas State University. The Commerce Bank Presidential Student Award for Distinguished Services in Enhancing Multiculturalism at Kansas State University was established in the spring of 1997 to recognize outstanding individual contributions to diversity enhancement within the student sector.
2017-2018 Faculty/Staff Award Recipient: Tanya González, Professor, Department of English & Faculty Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry
2017-2018 Student Award Recipient: Adam Carr, Senior, College of Business Administration, Human Resources