WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has been honored as a recipient of the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
Presented annually, the national Health Professions HEED Award recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine made the announcement Oct. 2. As an award recipient, the college will be featured, along with 45 other recipients, in the December 2020 issue of the magazine.
Dean Willie Reed said the award is a great reflection of the college’s deep and abiding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
“This award makes an important statement about the way in which our college doesn’t just talk about diversity and inclusion, but lives it,” Reed said. “The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine