Lecture to examine 'Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education'

Professor Tanya Washington of Georgia State University College of Law will speak Monday, April 16, at Wayne State University on "Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education: Bridging the Gap to Strengthen a Positive Campus Climate."

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Bernath Auditorium of Wayne State's David Adamany Undergraduate Library, 5155 Gullen Mall. Additional information and registration can be found at rsvp.wayne.edu/tanyawashington.

Washington, a nationally known expert on issues related to educational equity, will discuss the policy, legislative and constitutional bases for issues impacting diversity and inclusion on college campuses today including:

- Matriculation of undocumented students subject to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
- Permissible and advisable admissions criteria.
- Freedom of speech.
- Title IX compliance.

There will be opportunity for question and answer.

The event is presented by Wayne State University's Academic Staff Professional Development Committee. Co-sponsors include Wayne State University Law School, Office of the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Office of Student Multicultural Engagement, and the Damon J. Keith Center for Civil Rights at Wayne Law.

Published: Fri, Apr 13, 2018


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