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2017 State System Summit


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2017 State System Summit

13-15 University Ave.
West Chester, PA 19382

Hiram G. Martinez
2017 Summit Chairperson
Phone: 610-436-2433

2017 Summit: Intersectionality: Moving Beyond the Margins
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NOVEMBER 16-17, 2017

Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education is honored to sponsor the Tenth Annual Summit on Inclusive Excellence and International Education on November 16-17, 2017 at West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU).

The venue for this year's Summit is WCU's Sykes Student Union, located at 110 W. Rosedale Ave. The campus planning committee looks forward to welcoming you to campus.

Call for Proposals is now closed. If you would still like to submit information for the Student Poster Forums, please email Hiram Martinez or call 610-436-2991

Reasons to Attend

  • Get a clearer understanding of the complex world of equity, diversity and inclusion and how it impacts the higher education environment.
  • Learn about diversity-related best practices, programs, and initiatives implemented at State System institutions.
  • Acquire tools, tips, information, and resources that help to improve campus climate as it relates to diversity and inclusion.
  • Be an advocate! Influence the diversity and inclusion agenda by attending the State System Summit.
  • Build your professional network of peers, colleagues, and resources.

Who Should Attend

  • Students and faculty engaging in diversity-related research or students interested in diversity-related educational programs.
  • Senior administrators at State System institutions across the Commonwealth.
  • International affairs program directors and faculty who wish to present diversity-related research.
  • Human Resources, Social Equity, Title IX professionals seeking practicable guidance on equity and diversity management in higher education.
  • Academic and Student Affairs professionals presenting research or seeking to build their cultural competency: Women's Centers, Multicultural Affairs, LGBTQ Services, Veterans Centers, Disability Services
  • Frederick Douglass Institute staff
Summit Program Schedule Session Handouts

Event Details

November 16-17, 2017
Sykes Student Union
West Chester University

Summit Highlights

Build your professional network, and share knowledge, experiences, and ideas.

Chancellor's Welcome Letter Sponsors and Donors State System