Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism presenters announced

The Michael Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism will take place 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Lawrence Campus in Lawrence, Kansas. The event provides an opportunity for faculty, staff and administrators at the Kansas Board of Regents’ institutions to approach diversity in higher education by examining the challenges and opportunities in Kansas. The 2021 event will include the following presenters:

  • Dr. Jody Fiorini, Wichita State University associate professor and Department Head, Counseling, Educational Leadership, Educational and School Psychology, will present “Women with Disabilities: Invisibility within a Sexist and Ableist Society.”
  • Dr. Marche Fleming-Randle, Wichita State University Military and Veterans Affairs vice president and chief diversity officer, will present “The Gumbo Analysis of Diversity and Equity and Inclusion.”
  • Dr. Kevin Harrison, community engagement coordinator for military and veterans affairs, will present  “A Name for the Pain.”