Wed, 11/15: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EST
Room: Potomac 3 - Convention Center, Ballroom Level
Every educator practitioner should understand what DEI/J means, how it works, and why it is essential in higher education. DEI/J readiness and commitment can be measured by the extent to which a university, college, unit, or organization exemplifies and champions the 'Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice framework. This preconference provides an examination of current university DEI/J initiatives and issues, assessment resources, and the possibility of sustainability in the 21st Century Higher Ed landscape. Panelists' lens include university administrators, DEI/J officers and communication scholars.