The University of Colorado Faculty Council Ethnic and Minority Affairs Committee (EMAC) is presenting a systemwide symposium on student retention – “Building Organizational Competence to Achieve Equity in Access, Retention and Graduation” – Nov. 8 at CU-Boulder.
The event is for CU faculty, staff and administrators who are directly involved in the policies, day-to-day practices and realities associated with enhancing university inclusivity and student retention and persistence.
Scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the symposium features a keynote address by Estela Mara Bensimon, Ed.D., professor of higher education at the USC Rossier School of Education and Co-Director of the Center for Urban Education
The conference will focus on retention rates and issues for underserved students, and best practices for increasing retention of students from ethnic, racial minority and low socio-economic status backgrounds.
Attendees are asked to RSVP by Friday, as seating is limited. The event will be in the British and Irish Studies Room, M549, Norlin Library.