November 20, 2023

Deadline extended for MLK award nominations


The University of Nebraska–Lincoln 2024 Chancellor’s “Fulfilling the Dream” Award’s deadline for nominations has been extended to Nov. 27.

The university remains committed to diversity and the ideals advocated by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This award was established in 1997 to honor individuals who have contributed to the university community or the wider Lincoln community by their exemplary action in promoting the goals and vision of Dr. King.

The awards are presented each January during ceremonies at the university’s celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. This year, the ceremony is scheduled for Jan. 30.

Nominations are strongly encouraged and may be submitted by all members of the university and the community at large.

Nominations  should be submitted by Nov. 27, to the MLK Week Planning Committee. The awards subcommittee will review the nominations and make recommendations for the final selections to the MLK Week Planning Committee and Chancellor Rodney Bennett.

More information on the 2024 MLK Week can be found online or by contacting the MLK Week Committee at