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October 9, 2012



Registration open for the Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism, Oct. 29-30

By Rosanna Vail

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.

Learn more or register at http://www.dce.k-state.edu/conf/tilford, or contact Kathryn Harth, program coordinator, at 785-532-2495 or kharth@k-state.edu.

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