Event Calendar

Thursday, October 1, 2020

ASHE 2020 Presidential Webinar: Compounding Calamities: Pursuing Equity Amid Crises in Community Colleges

Start Date: 10/1/2020 9:00 AM PDT
End Date: 10/1/2020 10:00 AM PDT

Venue Name: Virtual


Event Website: https://www.ashe.ws/webinars2020

Organization Name: Association for the Study of Higher Education

Contact:
ASHE
Email: office@ashe.ws
Phone: (702) 895-2737

COVID-19 has rapidly upended life for many collegians and has exacerbated inequities that already existed. The disruption to educational plans and imposed challenges of the global pandemic have far-reaching. Concurrent with the health crisis, is racial unrest, an economic decline, and leadership vacuum widening opportunity gaps and making racialized inequities more acute. This is especially the case for community college students many of which have marginalized identities already struggling with existing inequalities. This ASHE webinar co-sponsored by the Belk Center for Community College Leadership, the Office for Community College Research and Leadership, and the Council for the Study of Community Colleges will discuss the imperative of addressing equity and supporting community college students during this critical period in U.S. higher education.


Moderators:

  • Audrey J. Jaeger, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and University Faculty Scholar at NC State; Founding and Executive Director, Belk Center for Community College Leadership

  • Eboni M. Zamani-Gallaher, Professor of Higher Education/Community College Leadership and Director of the Office for Community College Research and Leadership (OCCRL) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Executive Director, Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC)

Panelists: 

  • Edward Bush, President, Cosumnes River College

  • Linda García, Executive Director, Center for Community College Student Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin 

  • Xueli Wang, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, UW–Madison 


Registration is free for current ASHE members, the Belk community (with promo code Belk2020), the OCRRL community (using promo code OCCRL2020), and CSCC members (with promo code CSCC2020) and $10 for those who aren't current ASHE members. Registration closes 24 hours prior to each event. 


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