Diversity, Learning, and Inclusive Excellence
AAC&U’s Network for Academic Renewal will
hold its biennial diversity education meeting on October
16-18, 2008, in Long Beach, California. The conference
aims to help campuses take diversity efforts to the
next level of comprehensive action by highlighting curricular,
cocurricular, and institutional models that foster diverse
and inclusive environments. For details, visit www.aacu.org/meetings/diversityandlearning.
NAME 2008 Conference
The National Association for Multicultural Education
(NAME) will hold its 18th annual international conference
in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 12-16, 2008.
Titled “Beyond Celebrating Diversity: ReACTivating
the Equity and Social Justice Roots of Multicultural
Education,” the conference will encourage participants
to return to diversity education’s roots in social
justice. For information, visit www.nameorg.org.
AAC&U Annual Meeting 2009
AAC&U will hold its Annual Meeting, “Ready
or Not: Global Challenges, College Learning, and America’s
Promise,” on January 21-24, 2009, in Seattle,
Washington. With a focus on liberal education as critical
to preparing students for today’s global challenges,
the Annual Meeting will provide opportunities to examine
the relationship between college learning and society.
Featured speakers will include Peter Sacks, author of
Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide
in American Education. For more information, visit