Starting Date: 05-31-2011
Ending Date: 06-04-2011
San Francisco, California 94110
United StatesThe NCORE conference series constitutes the leading and most comprehensive national forum on issues of race and ethnicity in American higher education. The conference focuses on the complex task of creating and sustaining comprehensive institutional change designed to improve racial and ethnic relations on campus and to expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations.
NCORE is designed to provide a significant forum for discussion, critical dialogue, and exchange of information as institutions search for effective strategies to enhance access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in culturally diverse settings.
Building upon a solid programming tradition, NCORE provides a range of policy, planning, and pedagogical perspectives from around the country and highlights exemplary working models and approaches which are adaptable to other institutional or regional settings. Assisting higher education institutions to create inclusive higher education environments, programs, and curriculum; improve campus racial and ethnic relations; and expand opportunities for educational access and success by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations
Providing policy, planning, programmatic, curricular/pedagogic, research/assessment, training, and theoretical perspectives from around the country
Highlighting exemplary working models and approaches capable of being adapted in other institutional settings
Attracting more than 2,400 persons, representing virtually every state and several countries
Consistently receiving high evaluations annually--98 percent of the conference attendees rate the overall value and benefit of NCORE as "Excellent," "Very Good," or "Good," with 88 percent rating it as "Excellent" or "Very Good"
Conference Participants Include: Senior administrative officers at both campus and system levels
Academic affairs administrators, deans, department chairs, and teaching faculty
Directors and staff of offices of affirmative action, equal employment opportunity, and minority affairs
Professionals in virtually all campus activity/service areas, including admissions, student life, financial aid, personnel, public safety, alumni affairs, and athletics
Representatives of state and national institutes, associations, agencies, commissions, and foundations
Leaders of student organizations
Representatives of community-based agencies and organizations
Geographical Scope: National