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The 15th Annual Diversity Issues in Higher Education Conference, “Diversity in Action: Moving Beyond Words”

The Conference will take place Friday, November 6 in Friends Hall. It is open to current students and alumni, faculty and staff from colleges and universities, corporate affiliates and the general public.

The admission price is $35/students; $65/general admission.

Keynote Address

Dr. Christopher Catching, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at Southern Connecticut State University

”Leadership & Perspectives on Higher Education Access and Equity“

Conference Sessions

“Law Enforcement and Race Relations: The Police, the Courts, and the Community“

“While We Are Changing: An Exploration of Transgender Identity“

“Access & Equity in Higher Education”: Keynote Response Panel

“Student Diversity Delegates”: The Student Perspective

Afternoon Keynote Panel

“A Robust Conversation About Diversity in Action”

Registration and Payment Options

Conference Schedule:

  • 8:30-9:15 a.m.-Registration, Networking, and Breakfast
  • 9:20-11 a.m.-Welcome, Panel Discussion
  • 11-11:15 a.m.-Break
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m.-Breakout Sessions
  • 1-2:30 p.m.-Lunch, Afternoon Keynote Panel and Closing

Public Transportation


Business attire requested.

For inquiries and additional information, please call the Ramapo College Office of Training and Development at 201.684.7065 or email the Conference Committee Host Organizer, Lorraine Edwards at