Michelle Kutzler, Associate Professor in the Department of Animal and Rangeland Sciences, was awarded the 2016 College of Agricultural Sciences Diversity Commitment Award. This award recognizes individuals for outstanding efforts to enhance diversity and inclusion in the college or university that have significant impact on the college. Michelle has shown significant commitment to equity and inclusion in faculty affairs at Oregon State University. She has been an active member of the President's Commission on the Status of Women, served on the Faculty Senate Promotion and Tenure Committee, and was a member of the Leadership Academy in Academic Affairs. Most recently Michelle completed the two-week ADVANCE summer seminar and helped the College of Agricultural Sciences establish new guidelines for faculty hiring and success.