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Ben Kuo cuts into a cake with his wife and two sonsAs his family looks on, Ben Kuo cuts into a cake celebrating him as 2019 recipient of the Mary Lou Dietz Equity Leadership Award.

Faculty association honours psychology prof for contributions to equity

Family, friends, and colleagues came together on May 7 to honour psychology professor Ben C.H. Kuo as the 2019 recipient of the Mary Lou Dietz Equity Leadership Award.

Dr. Kuo was nominated by Shelagh Towson who spoke to his many contributions over the years to equity and diversity.

The award was established by Status of Women, Diversity and Equity Action Committee of the Windsor University Faculty Association in memory of Mary Lou Dietz. It honours members of the association who demonstrate the spirit of leadership through their contributions to creating an equity culture on campus.

Adding to the special occasion was the presence of Dr. Dietz’s daughter Evanne Dietz, son Leif Lorenz, and granddaughter Nadia Dietz.