Keeping Our Faculty of Color Symposium: April 14-16

Transforming Our Institutions: Advancing Inclusive Excellence Among Faculty in Higher Education

Keeping Our Faculty of Color VI
April 14-16, 2013

The University of Minnesota is pleased to announce the sixth biennial Keeping Our Faculty of Color Symposium. We invite you to join us as we gather to engage cross-disciplinary theories, rigorous scholarship, and innovative practices to advance conceptual, empirical, and practical work to develop, recruit, and retain faculty of color.

Symposium Goals

The symposium is focused on bringing together scholars committed to understanding and promoting faculty diversity to articulate a national research agenda for advancing faculty diversity in higher education.

The symposium will feature keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, social events, and opportunities for issues and ideas to be discussed.

Who Should Attend

College and university researchers, scholars, administrators, and policy makers from all disciplines are encouraged to attend.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

Kimberlé Crenshaw, J.D., L.L.M., Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles, and Columbia Law School

Kimberly A. Griffin, Ph.D, Associate Professor, College of Education, University of Maryland

Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, Ph.D, President, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland.


Program and registration is now available on the symposium website:

If you have any questions, contact Ashley Knudson at 612-624-4754 or, or Sue Moldenhauer at 612-624-3044 or

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