Diversity and Democracy


Diversity, Learning, and Pathways to Inclusive Excellence

AAC&U's Network for Academic Renewal will host "Facing the Divides: Diversity, Learning, and Pathways to Inclusive Excellence" on October 21-23, 2010, in Houston, Texas. The conference will focus on ways to bridge the divides of ideology, belief, and access that are affecting democratic discourse and student success in college and beyond. 

Keeping Our Faculties of Color

The University of Minnesota will host the fifth Keeping Our Faculties of Color symposium on November 1-2, 2010, at the Radisson University Hotel in Minneapolis. Designed to promote conversation and research about faculty diversity, the symposium will feature presentations from researchers Sylvia Hurtado and Lester Monts, among others. For more information, visit www.cce.umn.edu/Keeping-Our-Faculties.

AAC&U Annual Meeting 2011

AAC&U will hold its Annual Meeting on January 26-29, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in San Francisco. Titled "Global Positioning: Essential Learning, Student Success, and the Currency of U.S. Degrees," the event will provide opportunities for faculty and administrators to ponder liberal education's role in preparing students to participate in and contribute to today's interconnected global society. To learn more, visit www.aacu.org/events.

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