Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Vandenberg Hall, Room 120
502 Meadow Brook Rd
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 370-3496

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VIDEO: Anger or Inclusion: The Connections between Race, Democracy and Economic Inequality 
by Ian Haney López,  University of California - Berkley

VIDEO: A Sense of Belonging by Terrell Strayhorn, Ohio State


2018 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Conference
Leveraging Diversity: Stand Up, Stand Strong, Stand Together

Oakland Center, Banquet rooms
Thursday, April 12, 2018

The focus of this year's conference is geared toward faculty and staff only.

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.Registration and Coffee Service
Oakland Center, Banquet Rooms
9:45 - 9:50 a.m.Conference Welcome
Beth Talbert and Grace Wojcik
Conference Co-Chairs
Oakland University
9:50 - 10:00 a.m.Spoken Word Performance
Alicea Davis
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.Campus Welcome
Dr. James Lentini
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Oakland University
10:15 - 11:30 a.m.Diversity Bonus
Dr. Scott E. Page
Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems Political Science, and Economics
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch and Diversity Update
Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz
Oakland University 
Glenn McIntosh
Vice President for Student Affairs and Chief Diversity Officer 
Oakland University  
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.Building Trans-Inclusive Campuses: Leveraging Evidence for National Studies to Inform Campus Practice
Dr. Z Nicolazzo
Assistant Professor Higher Education and Student Affairs
Northern Illinois University
2:15 - 2:30 p.m.Break
2:30 - 3:45 p.m.Hidden Inequalities: Modern Sexism in the Academy
Dr. Betty Overton
Senior Associate, National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good
University of Michigan
Faculty, Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program, Union
Institute and University

Margaret Brower, M.A., Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago
3:45 - 4:00 p.m.Closing Remarks and Presentation of the Monica E. Emerson Diversity and the Timothy G. Larrabee SOGI Equity and Inclusion Award
Glenn McIntosh
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.Wine and cheese reception