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Diversity in Honors 2016 : Honors Education: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


When Mar 9, 2016 - Mar 11, 2016
Where Oakland University, Michigan
Submission Deadline Dec 4, 2015
Categories    honors   diversity   EQUITY   inclusion

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Honors Education

March 9-11 2016
Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan

To launch the National Society for Minorities in Honors (NSFMIH), Oakland University's Honors College is hosting a two day conference, offering a key opportunity for discussion and networking.
The focus of the inaugural conference will be on topics concerned with the support of diversity, equity and inclusion in college honors programs and honors colleges.

We now invite proposals

While all topics pertaining to the theme are welcome, special attention will be given to presentation topics that include the creation of honors "pipelines" from high school to college, programmatic work on supporting diversity in honors, and topics focusing on specific under represented or under served populations.

Proposals: 150 word abstract
Presentation: 15 minutes in length (each 60 minute session will allow for 15 min question time)

Those who might be interested in attending include: Honors College/program faculty, Academic Affairs staff, Academic advisers, Admission officers.

Participants/attendees (non-presenting) will also be very welcome at the conference.

Closing Date for Proposals: December 4 2015

Please send proposals to:

Further inquiries: Graeme Harper, Dean, Honors College, Oakland University:

Oakland University: in spirit of the words of Andrew Carnegie, Matilda Dodge Wilson donated her estate in 1957 to provide "ladders upon which the aspiring can rise," establishing what is now Oakland University. The OU campus has 1,443 acres with the historic address of Rochester, Michigan, and includes the National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook Hall. Grounded in teaching, service and research, Oakland University offers more than 270 degree and certificate programs to aspiring minds from its large campus spanning two thriving cities (Auburn Hills and Rochester Hills) in southeast Michigan.

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