Assistant Dean Pryor Receives 2012-2013 IUPUI Multicultural Impact Award
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Johnny Pryor received the 2012-2013 IUPUI Multicultural Impact Staff Award. Pryor received the recognition at the university’s annual Employee Recognition Convocation on March 6, 2013.
The award recognizes a staff member who makes contributions toward promoting a campus climate where diversity is valued and accepted, energizes the understanding and appreciation of cultures from across the world, or champions social justice for all who work and learn at IUPUI. The winner is awarded $1,000.
Pryor joined the law school in January 2011. A 2002 graduate of IU Maurer School of Law, he served as an assistant prosecutor in Clark County, Ohio, where he worked primarily in the civil division, providing legal counsel to county boards, departments, and elected officials. In addition, he handled criminal matters ranging from adult felony cases to juvenile matters. While working as an assistant prosecutor, Pryor also served as a volunteer coach for Wittenberg University, his alma mater where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English and political science. He coached the university’s first mock trial team. Inspired by his work with students, he decided to pursue a career in high education administration.