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2017 Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism Presentation

Building Cultural Bridges Between Kansas and the World through Campus Wide Events
Presented by Kimberly Connelly, Senior International Officer and Alexa Smith, Events and Outreach Facilitator

About the Conference

In 1994, the Kansas Board of Regents Diversity and Multiculturalism Committee instituted an annual conference for diversity in higher education. The conference provides an opportunity for faculty, staff, and administrators at the Regents institutions to approach diversity in higher education by examining the challenges and opportunities in Kansas, including:

• Inspire awareness of multiple dimensions of diversity, related practices ofinclusion, and the transformation of higher education in Kansas.

• Inspire awareness of multiple dimensions of diversity, related practices ofinclusion, and the transformation of higher education in Kansas.

• Participate in workshops to learn about challenges and strategies for teaching diversepopulations on Kansas campuses.

• Share your passion for teaching and interacting with students from allbackgrounds.In 1996, the conference was renamed to honor Dr. Michael Tilford (1936-1996), Wichita State University committee representative and notedadvocate of diversity in Kansas higher education.

Last modified: Oct 27, 2017
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