Diversity and Democracy


Diversity Research Institute
The Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California–Los Angeles will host its 2013 Diversity Research Institute on July 23–24. Led by director Sylvia Hurtado, the institute “provides state-of-the-art research and practice frameworks to assess campus diversity and its impact on student outcomes.” Diversity affairs officers, student and academic affairs administrators, multicultural center directors and staff, and campus teams focused on undergraduate learning are invited to learn more at http://www.heri.ucla.edu/diversityInstitute.php.

National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education
The 2013 National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from May 28 to June 1. Designed to serve a wide range of campus constituents, “the conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations.” To learn more about the conference, visit https://ncore.ou.edu/.

Expanding the Circle Summer Institute
The 2013 Expanding the Circle Summer Institute will take place June 24–27 in San Francisco, California. Designed to create an inclusive higher education environment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) students and studies, the institute will convene faculty, administrators, and student affairs professionals to discuss and advance best practices. AAC&U is an institute partner. For more information or to register, visit http://www.ciis.edu/About_CIIS/Public_Programs/Expanding_the_Circle_.html.

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