February 11-13, 2008

San Diego, CA


Achieving Academic Excellence Through Diversity and Inclusion


  • Celebrating Diversity - CAREE Reception (6:00 - 7:00 PM)


Tuesday, February 12

  • 7:00 a.m.–Noon
    Sponsored by Datatel, Inc.
    7:00–8:00 a.m.
    Continental Breakfast
    Sponsored by Kaludis Consulting.
    Open to all attendees.

    7:00–8:00 a.m.
    Breakfast for ACE Fellows Mentors and Nominators

    7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
    National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE) 
    Breakfast for Diversity Officers and NADOHE Business Meeting
    Sponsored by Sodexho Education.

    8:00-9:00 a.m.
    PLENARY SESSION: Immigration: Challenges on Both Sides of the Border
    Speaker: Carlos Fuentes, Author, Statesman, and Scholar

    9:15–10:15 a.m.
    PLENARY SESSION: From Combat to Classroom
    Moderator: Judy Genshaft, President, University of South Florida
    Speakers: Jim Wright, President, Dartmouth College
    Charles Reed, Chancellor, California State University
    Julia Odell, President, National Association of Veterans Upward Bound
    LCpl. Brendan Hart, United States Marine Corps, Retired
    Presentation: Adult Learner Award

    10:15 a.m – 10:45 a.m.
    Coffee in the Exectutive Campus 

    10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    Policy and Practice Forums:
         Commitment to Combat Global Warming: The Campus Carbon Neutral Initiative

         Preparing for a Global Future: Developing an Institutional Internationalization Strategy

         Immigration: Campus Implications 

         Leading and Positioning a University to Shape Its Future
         Sponsored by NCCI

         Launching the Chief Diversity Officer Capability on Campus
         Co-sponsored by NADOHE
    12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
    CLOSING LUNCHEON PLENARY : Born Digital, Learning Differently
    Speaker: John Seely Brown, Senior Fellow and Advisor to the Provost, University of Southern California, Former Chief Scientist, Xerox Corporation, and Former Director, Palo Alto Research Center
    Presentation: Reginald A. Wilson  Diversity Leadership Award
    Sponsored by ING.

    2:00–5:00 p.m.
    National Association Of Diversity Officers In Higher Education (NADOHE) Second Annual Conference

    6:00–8:00 p.m.
    NADOHE Banquet
    Speaker: James Rosser, President, California State University, Los Angeles


Wednesday, February 13 


For more information contact NADOHE at 561-472-8479.



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