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News FROM DIVERSITY TO EQUITY: ENGAGING THE “RACE QUESTION” IN HIGHER EDUCATION

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First Speaker in Spring Campus Climate Series - Alicia Dowd

Alicia Dowd

Professor of Education

Center for the Study of Higher Education, Penn State University 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:30 - 5:30 pm, 104 Gore Hall (book signing following)

This talk explores the ways college administrators, faculty, and staff members make sense of equity and accountability when they are participating in constructive attempts to address higher education's legacy of racism and contemporary role in sustaining discriminatory practices. It is about the steps practitioners can take to remediate the educational practices that are resulting in inequitable educational experiences and outcomes among racial and ethnic groups in the United States.

Dr. Alicia Dowd is a Professor of Education at Penn State University's Center for the Study of Higher Education. Strategies for promoting racial equality on university campuses will come to life in her presentation. Stories of university faculty, staff, and administrators who developed the identity of "equity-minded" change agents illustrate the benefits of moving from diversity to equity as a standard of practice to address intractable problems of institutionalized racism.

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Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Education and Human Development, the Center for Teaching and Assessment of Learning, and UD ADVANCE (supported by  NSF Grant No. HRD-1409472).

 

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