Panel Discussion: "Envisioning the Future: Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education"

Event Date: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

 

The panel discussion “Envisioning the Future: Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education" will be held on Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at 1 p.m. in the Rotunda at the University of Virginia. This event is part of the University of Virginia’s Bicentennial celebrations as well as its annual Community MLK Celebration. 

David Rubenstein will moderate the panel. As a philanthropist dedicated to preserving history and expanding citizens’ knowledge about the founding of our democracy through exhibits and ongoing research, Mr. Rubenstein’s efforts have had a significant impact on public history.

Comments and introduction of moderator and panelists:

Thomas F. Farrell, II, University of Virginia Bicentennial Commission Co-Chair, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Dominion Resources Inc.

Panelists:

Derrick Alridge, Professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, President, Bennett College

Beverly Hogan, President, Tougaloo College

Robert Pianta, Professor and Dean, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

Teresa A. Sullivan, President, University of Virginia

 

A pre-event reception for registrants will take place from 12:00 - 12:45pm in the Lower West Oval Room. The panel will begin promptly at 1:00pm.

 

Free registration is required. Register here.

 

Presented by the Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity, the University of Virginia Bicentennial, and Lifetime Learning in the Office of Engagement.