Events

Lecture: Diversity Engagement Creates A Stronger Academic Community

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Location: McKenna Hall, Room 201–214

Kenneth B. Durgans, Ed.D, currently serves as the assistant chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).

Hesburgh Libraries and Kresge Law Library are marking 10 years of collaborative diversity initiatives with a presentation by Kenneth B. Durgans, assistant chancellor for diversity, equity, and inclusion at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. A native of Springfield, Ohio, Durgans received his B.A. in history and political science from Baldwin Wallace College, his master’s in college student personnel from Kent State University and school counseling from the University of Dayton. He also earned a doctor of counseling psychology from Western Michigan University and completed the acclaimed Harvard University Management Development Program. Dr. Durgans’ professional appointments have varied from such notable institutions as the University of Notre Dame, Wittenberg University, Olivet College, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Xavier University (Cincinnati), and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His academic and professional expertise is focused on cross-cultural communication and diversity issues. He continues to actively serve as campus adviser to student organizations and on an array of community service organizations boards.

Light refreshments will be served before and after the talk in the east lounge.