ARCHIVE: 2019 Tilford Conference on Diversity and Multiculturalism

Workshop Materials

Some presenters made their presentations and handouts available to participants, materials available for the following:

  • What Is It Really Like poster
  • Social Justice Committee poster
  • Unpacking "Unpacking Whiteness in the Workplace" presentation
  • Gender Inclusive Housing presentation 
  • Social Justice Certificate Program presentation
  • Adopting a New Culture: Working with Adopted Students presentation
  • Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning presentation

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2019 Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Train the Trainer Session 1

  • Serving LGBTQ+ Students
  • Universal Design and Universal Design for Learning

Train the Trainer Session 2

  • Serving First Generation Students
  • Bystander Intervention

Visit the Spencer Museum of Art's "Visible and Divisible America: In Conversation with the 2019-2020 Common Book" exhibit

Dinner and Networking

Keynote: An evening with Kiese Laymon (optional - requires a ticket)

Friday, October 4, 2019



Poster Session

Keynote Speaker: Jerry Kang

Provost/Administrator Session

Session 1 Breakout

  • Transitioning the Relationship between Disability Services and Instructional Practices
  • “Are you open to feedback?”: Tips on Sharing Feedback In A Culturally Diverse World
  • Latinx Studies Certificate/Degree Programs and Latinx Student Recruitment: Addressing the Changing Demographics in Kansas
  • Achievements and Challenges: Centering Black and Brown Graduate Students SA Pro Experiences at Predominantly White Institutions
  • Unpacking "Unpacking Whiteness in the Workplace": A Look into the Staff-Led Workshop Series to Challenge White Privilege in KU Employee Culture

Session 2 Breakout

  • Universal Design Using Artificial Intelligence
  • Creating and Implementing a social Justice Certificate Program
  • Inclusion in Makerspaces
  • Getting "run over": A collaborative autoethnography of graduate students with disabilities
  • Attitudes Towards Languages Spoken at Wichita State
  • Perceptions of cultural competence among students, staff, and faculty in a School of Journalism and Mass Communication


Session 3 Breakout

  • Hale: new library, new approaches to inclusive library spaces
  • The Pronoun Low down: Making Your Institutions Policies Inclusive for Gender Nonconforming and Nonbinary Students, Staff & Faculty
  • Recruiting and Retaining Faculty/staff of Color
  • A Study of Progression: Exploring the academic and social experiences of successful Latinas at the University of Kansas
  • The Potential Use of Autoethnography in Fostering Diversity and Equity in Kansas' Higher Education
  • Reimagining Space: the Emily Taylor Center for Women and Gender Equity

Session 4 Breakout

  • Adopting a New Campus Culture: Working with Adopted Students
  • Implementing Gender Inclusive Housing: A sustained and collarborative initiative
  • Apples & Oranges: How Cultural Commensurability Can Strengthen Equity Initiatives
  • Building First-Forward Campuses: Best practices that impact first-generation Student Success, a panel presentation
  • Divers-Ability: Rethinking Disability and Diversity Through Community Activities
  • Adaptive and Culturally Relevant Practices Toward Social Equity for Marginalized Populations

Closing Remarks