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National Academic Conference - Framing the Value of Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education: Setting the Research Agenda

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs,

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Welcome Reception
Conference Welcome Reception will be held at the Zimmerli Art Museum, 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Free  
Friday, October 6th, 2017 - Conference Day 1   more info Free  
Saturday, October 7th, 2017 - Conference Day 2   more info Free  

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National Academic Conference

Framing the Value of Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education: Setting the Research Agenda

The conference will feature the latest diversity and inclusion-related research, scholarship, and best practices to consider current trends, values, and intersectional perspectives and issues.  The aim of the conference is to increase awareness of new directions in current and emerging research particularly intersectional, interdisciplinary and innovative critical scholarship.  Scholars will share innovative national studies, examine existing challenges, opportunities, and explore current findings.

 

October 5th, 2017                Welcome Reception
                                                         Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers-New Brunswick                   

October 6th, & 7th, 2017   Main Conference
                                                       College Avenue Student Center
                                                       Rutgers-New Brunswick

 Panel topics include: 

Gender healthcare, women in science, LGBTQA critical transitions, diversifying the professoriate, diverse males in leadership, recruitment and retention of faculty, promoting diversity in academic departments, online courses, race and racialization, constitutional rights and law, and international scholarship.

 
For details see the conference web page: http://academicaffairs.rutgers.edu/Diversity2017 

Preliminary conference agenda is available here.

 


    Keynote Speakers

 Khalil Gibran Muhammad

Keynote: 
How Numbers Lie:  Intersectional Violence and the
Quantification of Race

 Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard University
Former Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and Rutgers alumnus whose research focuses on race and the construction of criminality in the United States.

Nancy Cantor

Keynote:
The Compelling Interest of Diversity and Inclusion:
A Threat or An Opportunity?

Nancy Cantor
Chancellor of Rutgers University- Newark

Distinguished engaged scholar and a public intellectual known as a leading
voice on inclusion, diversity, and full participation.

 
Phoebe Haddon  Keynote:
TBA

Phoebe Haddon
Chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden

Nationally recognized constitutional scholar, a leader in higher education, and advocate for faculty development, academic freedom and diversity.


 

 

 


 

 

Have questions about National Academic Conference - Framing the Value of Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education: Setting the Research Agenda? Contact Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs,

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Rutgers–New Brunswick
College Avenue Student Center
126 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs,

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs provides leadership for University-wide functions that support the academic enterprise at Rutgers University.  Working within the structure created by the higher education restructuring legislation, we coordinate academic programs throughout Rutgers in conjunction with the provosts at Camden, Newark, New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.  Offices that report to the SVPAA include enrollment management, global and international affairs, institutional diversity and inclusion, institutional research, continuing studies and distance education, the Office of Information Services and University Librarian, Rutgers University Press, and the Office of Student Veterans Services, and Academic Labor Relations, among others.

The Senior Vice President is a key participant in fundraising and advancement initiatives, strategic planning, and resource allocation decisions. The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is charged with advancing the teaching, research, and service missions of Rutgers through the promotion of academic and programmatic excellence.   

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