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V6I1: Fall 2023 Reminders & Events

 

Mark your calendars for the following events and trainings coming Fall 2023!

Upcoming Events

October 13 Webinar

Sea Change: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Higher Education after the Supreme Court Strikes Down Affirmative Action

Join members of Alston & Bird’s Education Team for a webinar focused on safely navigating the new risks and challenges posed by the Supreme Court’s decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College, et al. The team looks forward to connecting with higher education leaders including presidents and their leadership teams, trustees, and in-house counsel.

Alston & Bird’s subject matter experts will delve deeply into and offer a careful read of Students for Fair Admissions and will discuss:

  • How the new legal regime established by Students for Fair Admissions impacts key sectors of higher education such as admissions, financial aid, student services, and faculty and staff
  • Best practices and strategic options for traversing the new landscape, while still adhering to your values in diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Developments and expected trends in the aftermath of Students for Fair Admissions

Speakers:

Register today!

Mission Fulfillment Fellowship

NWCCU’s Mission Fulfillment Fellowship will open up applications for its sixth cohort beginning November 1. NWCCU’s Mission Fulfillment Fellowship prepares higher education leaders to advance institutional mission fulfillment and quality initiatives through assessment, reflection, and planning. The Fellowship is designed to introduce faculty, staff, and administrators from NWCCU institutions to regional and national leaders in assessment, accreditation, data analysis, quality assurance, educational innovation, and educational effectiveness. Fellows are expected to work in pairs of institutional partners to produce a final project advancing their institution’s planning and assessment practices and quality improvement activities with regard to equity, student learning, and/or student achievement. To learn more, please visit NWCCU’s fellowships page.

Educational Programming

If you have suggestions for upcoming webinar topics or would like to present at a future webinar, please contact NWCCU’s Director of Educational and Institutional Initiatives, Jordan Kamai, at jkamai@nwccu.org.
 

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