National Academic Conference Fall 2017

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
October 5th, 6th, 7th, 2017

Framing the Value of Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education: Setting the Research Agenda

On October 5, 6, & 7th, 2017, Rutgers University convened a national academic conference to feature the latest diversity and inclusion-related research, scholarship, and best practices to consider current trends, values, and intersectional perspectives and issues.  The aim of the conference was to increase awareness of new directions in current and emerging research particularly intersectional, interdisciplinary and innovative critical scholarship.  Scholars shared innovative national studies, examined existing challenges, opportunities, and explore current findings.  Keynote speakers included: