American Conference on Diversity at NJCU

American Conference on Diversity at NJCU


The 16th Annual Statewide "Diversity Issues in Higher Education" conference will be held on Friday, November 18, at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, NJ.

This year's theme is The Charge to Lead Diversity and Inclusion in a Climate of Globalization.

This conference is the premier event within the tri-state area addressing critical diversity challenges in academia, the community, and the workplace. The day-long event will include dynamic speakers and thought-provoking breakout sessions for attendees from corporate America, HR/career advancement, education, nonprofit and government sectors as well as the general public.

The conference will take place in the Gilligan Student Union, Multipurpose Room, 2nd floor.  It is open to students, alumni, faculty and staff from colleges and universities, corporate affiliates and the general public. 

RATES: (includes breakfast and lunch) 
$65 general public
$35 students
REGISTRATION: HERE (For payments by check or purchase order, click HERE)


Lucida Plummer, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion at Wyndham Worldwide

Breakout Sessions

  • PhD Pipeline: Demands of and for Diverse Faculty
  • How to Have Difficult Conversations on Diversity
  • Building Partnerships with Communities of Color, Both Foreign and Domestic
  • Immigration Issues
  • Voices of Students: Issues Impacting Campus Climate and Increased Student Activism


9:00-9:30 a.m. Registration 
9:30-11:00 a.m. Welcome and Panel Discussion 
11:00-11:15 a.m. Break and Transition to Workshops 
11:15-1:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions 
1:00-1:15 p.m. Break and Transition to Lunch 
1:15-2:00 p.m. Lunch 
2:00-3:00 p.m. Afternoon Keynote and Closing Remarks

register now

For payments by check or purchase order, click HERE

Directions to NJCU

For more information: Email 
You may also contact Dr. Jennifer Jones at or Nancy Gomez at