Blacks in Higher Education Symposium


Erin Blasko​​​​​​​ | October 12, 2019

The Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education (IABHE) Fall Symposium will take place Oct. 13 (Sunday) and 14 (Monday) at the Morris Inn at the University of Notre dame.

Co-sponsored by the Notre Dame Office of Human Resources, the symposium will feature workshops related to students, faculty and staff as well as a discussion of “White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,” by Robin DiAngelo.

Lori Patton Davis, a higher education scholar, educator and consultant as well as professor and chair of the Department of Educational Studies at Ohio State University, will deliver the keynote address.

Patton Davis is best known for her scholarship on blacks in higher education, critical race theory, campus diversity initiatives, girls and women of color in educational and social contexts and student development and graduate preparation.

“We’re excited to host this event,” said Eric Love, director of staff diversity and inclusion at Notre Dame. “Higher education professionals from around the state and region will be in attendance.”

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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