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Wednesday, December 3rd

5 pm Opening Reception and Dinner
6 pm Opening Plenary 1: Setting the Stage to agenda
7 pm Plenary 2: Meeting the Challenges: The Role of Transformative Leadership to agenda

Thursday, December 4th

9 am Plenary 3: Navigating Innovation and Change in the Current Legal and Political Environment to agenda
10:30 am -
10:45 am
10:45 am -
12:30 pm
Plenary 4: Reconnecting Merit and the Mission of Higher Education: Innovative Frameworks and Strategies to agenda
12:30 pm -
2:00 pm
Lunch and Facilitated Conversations
2:00 pm -
3:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
5A: Changing Classroom and Curriculum to Engage a Diverse Student Body to agenda
5B: Building Effective Relationships between K-12, Higher Education and the Community to agenda
3:30 pm -
3:45 pm
3:45 pm -
5:15 pm

Concurrent Sessions
6A: Networks, Collaboration, and Partnerships as Strategic Approaches to Diversity to agenda
6B: The Diversity Imperative in Higher Education: The Academic Library as a Tool for Campus Advancement to agenda

5:15 pm -
6:15 pm
6:15 pm -
9 pm

Dinner and evening program, featuring an overview and celebration of “Doing Diversity in Higher Education: Faculty Leaders Share Challenges and Strategies" (Rutgers University Press, Winnifred Brown-Glaude editor) and entertainment.

Friday, December 5th

8 am -
9 am
Breakfast and Facilitated Conversations
9 am -
10:30 am
Concurrent Sessions
7A: Faculty as Agents for Institutional Collaboration and Transformation to agenda
7B: The University, the Media and Public Discourse to agenda
10:30 am -
10:45 am
10:45 am -
12:15 pm
Concurrent Sessions
8A: Connecting Diversity and Globalization: Immigration and Access to agenda
8B: Corporate Collaboration in Advancing Diversity in Higher Education to agenda
12:30 pm -
2:30 pm
Lunch and Closing Plenary 9: Looking Toward the Future: Building the Architecture to Sustain Change to agenda
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