Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Diversity & Equity in Higher Education

March 19th, 2014
7:30-9:00pm

Location
Qatar Ballroom, LBC

In the wake of almost a century of desegregation decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court, we have invited three scholars to explore how various legal concerns continue to affect the policies and practices of universities today in the quest to achieve racial, ethnic and other forms of diversity in their student populations.

Panelists:

Sumi Cho, Professor of Law, DePaul University College of Law

Stella Flores, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Vanderbilt University

Cheryl Harris, Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Chair in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, UCLA School of Law

Moderated by:

Deborah Love, Vice President for Institutional Equity and Diversity, Tulane University

Event is free and open to the public with reception following.

This event is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Program in African and African Diaspora Studies and the Office of Academic Affairs. Commemorative events are also made possible by a grant from the Rosa Keller Foundations.

Please contact the Office of Multicultural Affairs for more information at (504) 865-5181.

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