Friday, March 28, 2014

Interested in the Implications of Fisher v. University of Texas? Come to Marie Mount Wednesday!

Fisher v. University of Texas: Implications for Diversity Efforts in Higher Education
Wednesday, April 02, 2014 12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Marie Mount: Maryland Room


The Graduate School's Office for Diversity Initiatives  is proud to sponsor this talk on the current implications of Fisher v. University of Texas in higher education.  Professor Sylvester James Gates will give a talk on the impact of the Fisher case in university diversity initiatives. 

Professor Gates is a University System of Maryland Regents Professor, John S. Toll Professor of Physics and the Director of the Center for String & Particle Theory at the University of Maryland, College Park. Professor Gates has authored several articles about the educational benefits of diversity in post-secondary settings.

Discussants: Dr. Katherine McAdams,  Associate Professor Emerita and Ombudsperson and  Jeannette Soon-Ludes, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Women's Studies.

This event is co-sponsored by the Pepsi Enhancement Fund and open to the entire UMD Community.

For more information, contact:
Ana Maria Perez
The Graduate School
+1 301 405 4183