Please save the date for campus’ annual 2013 Fall Diversity Forum, titled “Diversity and Educational Achievement: A Statewide Agenda.” The event is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 21, and Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Union South.
Topics will range broadly from the pre-college pipeline for under-represented students and their increased participation in STEM fields to the role of micro-aggressions, educational achievement, and hip-hop pedagogy in the academy. We also will be discussing the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin and its implications for higher education. Confirmed speakers include Columbia University Professor Derald Wing Sue, UCLA Professor Sylvia Hurtado, and Attorney Kate Lipper of EducationCounsel, LLC.
Registration is already open at: https://www.ohrd.wisc.edu/OHRDCatalogPortal/Default.aspx?CK=43554