Each year the Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees honors leaders from each of Mississippi's public universities and the community at-large for their commitment to improving diversity and supporting underrepresented populations. Among the distinguished honorees, one person is selected to receive the award for Diversity Educator of the Year.
2022Dr. Norma Beatriz OjedaProfessor, Division of NeonatologyDepartment of PediatricsSchool of Medicine
2021Dr. Ervin FoxProfessor, Division of Cardiovascular DiseaseDepartment of MedicineSchool of Medicine