Diversity and Democracy


Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning

AAC&U’s biennial meeting on diversity in higher education will take place on October 18–20, 2012, in Baltimore, Maryland. Titled “Modeling Equity, Engaging Difference: New Frameworks for Diversity and Learning,” the meeting will engage participants in a series of questions about the contemporary meaning of diversity and the role of higher education in addressing inequity in today’s world. 

American Democracy Project 2012 National Meeting

The American Democracy Project, an initiative of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, will hold its tenth annual National Meeting on June 7–9, 2012, in San Antonio, Texas. This year’s meeting will focus on the theme “Civic Engagement 2.0: Re-Imagining, Strengthening and Deepening Our Civic Work,” and will explore strategies to “move the preparation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy from margin to center on our campuses.” To learn more, visit www.aascu.org/programs/ADP.

Imagining America 2012 National Conference

Imagining America will hold its annual conference, titled “Linked Fates and Futures: Communities and Campuses as Equitable Partners?,” in New York City on October 5–7, 2012. The conference will invite participants to explore three thematic areas: Full, Equitable Partnerships; Linking Diversity and Engagement; and Arts, Culture, and Community and Economic Development. To learn more about the conference and its connection to Imagining America’s mission of advancing the public and civic purposes of humanities, arts, and design, visit http://imaginingamerica.org/convenings/national-conference.

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