CU is among the sponsors of this year’s National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE), a leading forum on issues of race and ethnicity in higher education.
Based at the University of Oklahoma, the virtual conference is set for June 7-11.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) leaders from the four CU campuses and system administration attending the conference are:
- Theodosia Cook, System Chief Diversity Officer
- Regina Richards, Vice Chancellor of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement, CU Anschutz
- Dominic Martinez, Assistant Vice Chancellor for the Office of Inclusion and Outreach and Undocumented Student Services, CU Anschutz
- Dyonne Bergeron, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Inclusion and Student Achievement, CU Boulder
- Antonio Farias, Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, CU Denver
- Nelia Viveiros, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Operations, CU Denver
Launched in 1988 by the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies, the conference aims “to provide a national forum to discuss issues, promote solutions and share best practices regarding diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice in higher education.”
Keynotes for this year’s event include Kimberlé Crenshaw, lawyer, civil rights advocate and acclaimed scholar; Kim TallBear, associate professor, Faculty of Native Studies, University of Alberta, and Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Peoples, Technoscience and Environment; and Bamby Salcedo, president and CEO of the TransLatin@ Coalition, a national organization that focuses on addressing the issues of transgender Latin@s in the United States.