April 17 Panel Discussion - Bridging the Gap: Legislative Movements and DEIB in Higher Ed

The Kent State University at Stark DEAR (Diversity, Equity & Anti-Racism) Committee is hosting a community-wide panel discussion and forum, Bridging the Gap: Legislative Movements and DEIB in Higher Ed, on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. The panel will be held at 6 p.m. in the Main Hall Auditorium at Kent State Stark. 

Panelists will address:

  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) issues from historical and legislative points of view 
  • Ideas on what is currently being done to improve the best practices in higher education
  • Future plans on what we want to accomplish
  • Audience participation and interaction encouraged

Panelists include:

Ginny Horvath, Ph.D. 
Senior Consultant and Senior Executive Coach, Academic Search 
Former President of State University of New York at Fredonia

N.J. Akbar, Ph.D. 
President, B4U Services, LLC 
Former Associate VP for DEI at Kent State University

Liz Piatt, Ph.D. 
Interim Dean, University College 
Kent State University

Reservations not required. All are welcome.

This event is organized by the Diversity, Equity and Anti-Racism (DEAR) Committee at Kent State Stark as part of its Access, Belonging and Community (ABC) initiative. 

For questions, contact Dr. Bathi Kasturiarachi at akasturi@kent.edu or Dr. Robin Shura at rshura@kent.edu.

POSTED: Wednesday, April 10, 2024 08:47 PM
Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2024 09:41 AM
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