Join the 2024 Tilford Conference, call for proposals now open

Mark your calendars for Oct. 3-4, 2024. Wichita State hosts the 2024 Michael Tilford Conference, themed around “The Harmony of Uniqueness: Advancing Higher Education through Prioritizing Cultural Innovation and Community Engagement,” promising vibrant discussions, workshops and networking opportunities. Join educators, students and community leaders as they explore innovative higher education approaches.

Dive into cultural innovation and community engagement for an inclusive academic future.

Call for proposals is now open. Submit your proposals until Aug. 30.

The Michael Tilford Conference commemorates the legacy of Dr. Michael Tilford, a respected educator and administrator at Wichita State University. Explore Dr. Tilford’s influential contributions and his unwavering commitment to diversity and equity.

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of a transformative conversation in higher education. Join the 2024 Tilford Conference to shape the future of academia together.

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