October 9, 2012
Registration open for the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism, Oct. 29-30
Registration is open for the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism, Oct. 29-30 at the K-State Alumni Center and Student Union.
This year’s theme is “Creating a Culturally Competent Campus.” Join other faculty, staff and administrators of Kansas Board of Regents institutions to discuss diversity in higher education. Six of the regents will attend the conference.
- Learn from visionary leaders to help promote equity and awareness at K-State.
- Participate in workshops about teaching diverse populations on Kansas campuses, including “Initiating Programs that Support Diversity” and “Developing the 21st Century Culturally Competent Campus.”
- Share your strategies and challenges in teaching and interacting with diverse and multicultural students.
Featured speakers include: Irving P. McPhail, executive director, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering; Loreto R. Prieto, director, U.S. Latino/a Studies Program, Iowa State University; and Wm. Gregory Sawyer, vice president for student affairs, California State University Channel Islands.