Diversity Summit highlights national and emerging issues in higher education

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) gathered leading higher education thought leaders on campus earlier this week for the fourth annual State of Diversity Summit.

Organized by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, this year’s event features historical and key information, reports, and current information designed to inform, equip, and engage the campus community on diversity-related trends and issues at the university.

“Something unique is happening in Nebraska,” said Dr. Marco Baker, vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion and associate professor of educational administration at UNL.

Dr. Antonio Flores, President and CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, Dr. Lynn Pasquerella, President of the American Association of Colleges and Universities, and Cary Billy, President and CEO of the American Indian Higher Education Alliance, will examine national and emerging trends in higher education in a panel discussion. Issues among marginalized and underrepresented communities. Dr. Jamal Watson moderated the discussion.

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