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K-State Today

May 3, 2011



Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism Oct. 24-25

By Rosanna Vail

K-State will be the host to the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism, “Pathways to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus Climate," Oct. 24-25 in the K-State Alumni Center and Student Union.

The conference provides an opportunity for faculty, staff and administrators at Kansas Regents institutions to discuss diversity in higher education.

Breakout session proposals are being accepted and should address diversity and multiculturalism with regard to one of the following topics: student life; administration; curriculum and pedagogy; recruitment and retention of students; recruitment and retention of faculty and staff; or community colleges.

Proposal deadline is July 1, 2011. To submit a proposal, complete the online form at Tilford proposals.  

Registration begins fall 2011. More information about the conference can be found at Tilford or by contacting Kathryn Harth, program coordinator, at 785-532-2495 or kharth@k-state.edu, or Juanita McGowan, K-State Tilford chair, at 785-532-3299 or blessing@k-state.edu.