Hospitality is Not Enough: An Institutional Journey from Diversity to Inclusion to Equity
Day 2Session Code: S1-I
When: March 11, 2020
Track: Higher Education
Presenter: Paul C. Pribbenow, Augsburg University
Augsburg University, home of The Forum on Workplace Inclusion, has been on a journey during the past decade to become an institution that embraces diversity, works at inclusion and seeks equity. It is a journey with lessons for other higher education institutions, as well as other organizations.
Augsburg University president, Dr. Paul Pribbenow, shares the story of Augsburg’s journey with its many concrete implications for policy and practice, including efforts to make higher education more accessible to diverse students, internal work to build intercultural competencies, and governance strategies that position Augsburg as a thought and practice leader in the DEI space.
- Explore grounding DEI in an institution’s mission, vision and planning
- Learn to engage employees through practical efforts like a DEI certificate program and a “500 ideas” planning event
- Understand how DEI work can be framed and supported by the board