Project Inclusion Symposium, June 2, 2016

Project Inclusion New Hampshire:

Assessing and Enacting a Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity on Campus

JUNE 2, 2016, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
(Registration opens at 9:00.  Symposium begins at 9:30)
Keene State College
Alumni Center, Centennial Hall

NERCHE and Campus Compact for New Hampshire invite you to a day-long symposium focusing on emerging practices, strategies for engaging campus leaders, and practical ways to expand diversity, equity, and inclusion on campuses.
Following a keynote by Dr. Samuel D. Museus, Associate Professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs at Indiana University, Bloomington, symposium presentations will highlight both challenges and opportunities identified through Project Inclusion, a pilot initiative designed to encourage an assessment of the institutional structures, policies, and practices around diversity, equity, and inclusiveness.  Discussion among presenters and participants will be encouraged.  Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. 
Who Should Attend?  
College Presidents and Senior Leadership; Teams from your institution including faculty, staff and students; Institutional Research professionals; Teaching and Learning Specialists; Resident and Student Life staff; Admissions, Financial Aid, and Advising staff; Community Service directors; HR professionals; Alumni Development; all who are interested in or curious about making your campus climate more inclusive.
About the Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Samuel D. Museus has produced over 150 publications and presentations focused on diversity and equity, campus environments, and college student outcomes. He has published several books, including Creating Campus Cultures: Fostering Success among Racially Diverse Student PopulationsAsian American Students in Higher Education, and Racism and Racial Equity in Higher Education. He also created the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) model of college success among diverse student populations. Dr. Museus has previously received several national awards in recognition of the impact of his scholarship, including the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Early Career Award in 2011, and the NASPA George D. Kuh Outstanding Contribution to Research and Literature Award in 2014, and he has been featured in various media outlets such as NPR and the Boston Globe.
Symposium Resources:
  • NERCHE Self-Assessment Rubric For the Institutionalization of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education (PDF)
    • Companion worksheet for the NERCHE Self-Assessment Rubric (PDF Word)
  • Guide to Productive Rubric Steering Committee (RSC) Meetings (PDF)
  • Culturally Engaging Campus Environments project brochure (website | project brochure)
  • Project Inclusion Webinar page
  • NERCHE's individualized campus consultation for campus-wide diversity assessment and planning (PDF)

The Project Inclusion New Hampshire Symposium is sponsored by:
Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America NA, Trustee

For more information, contact Alane Shanks at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .