Diversity Inclusion Forums

Ashland University’s Diversity Inclusion Forum Series is a new program led by the Office of Institutional Diversity. Each week students, faculty and staff will have a opportunity to hear and engage in dialogue of an expert in the field of diversity.

Please see Diversity Inclusion Forum Schedule below:

August 26, 2013 at 4 p.m. - Race and Privilege

This session will include a discussion and dialogue on race and privilege nationally and internationally.  

  • Speaker: Robbie Abdeloq
  • Location: Student Center Auditorium

September 3, 2013 at 5 p.m. – Foster Care/Adoption

During this session the speaker will discuss the challenges and resources for foster youth in obtaining higher education.

  • Speaker: Dorothy Stratton
  • Location: Student Center Auditorium

September 11, 2013 at 7 p.m. – Veteran Transitions

This session will discuss the transitions veterans make from military to higher education.

  • Speaker: William Payne
  • Location: Student Center Auditorium

September 19, 2013 at 4 p.m. – International Study

This speaker will discuss the differenences and similarties between educational domestically and internationally.

  • Speaker: Linda Aguirre Prada
  • Location: Student Center Auditorium

September 23, 2013 at 5 p.m. – Religon

This session will include a panel of speakers of different religons backgrounds.

  • Speaker: Nate Bebout,
  • Location: Student Center Auditorium

October 1, 2013 at 7 p.m. – Gender Roles

This session will discuss gender roles, and how these roles are affecting Higher Education institutions.

  • Speaker: CJ Harkness
  • Location: Ronk Lecture Hall (College of Education)

October 9, 2013 at 4 p.m. – Student Disabilities

This session will focus on the intersection of disabilities and higher education institutions.

  • Speaker: Carla Abreu-Ellis
  • Location: Redwood Hall

Contact Us

Office of Institutional Diversity

Hawkins Conard Student Center
Room 232

Nicole Dyer
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

Office: 419.289.5325