This is the second of seven webinars scheduled in 2021 to recognize the Missouri Bicentennial. Join us as we continue with the series - Missouri and MSU: A shared past. A vision for the future.
This webinar will focus on statewide, university and local efforts to value the inclusion of diversity. The emphasis will be on higher education, particularly students of color, first generation and Pell Grant eligible students.
Meet our panelists
|•||Dr. Lyle Q. Foster (moderator), Diversity trainer, university instructor and entrepreneur, Springfield, MO|
|•||Amelia "Amy" Counts, Chair of the Missouri State University Board of Governors, St. Louis, MO|
|•||Zora Mulligan, Missouri Commissioner of Higher Education, Jefferson City, MO|
|•||H. Wes Pratt, J.D., Assistant to the President/Chief Diversity Officer at Missouri State University, Springfield, MO|
Commissioner Zora Mulligan will discuss the Missouri Equity Project, a multi-year statewide initiative promoting equity and workforce development of underrepresented students. Chairperson Amy Counts will share Missouri State University's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts approved by the Board of Governors in the 2020-2021 Action Plan. And finally, H. Wes Pratt will share collaborative efforts that Missouri State has taken in the general Springfield community and with our local partners in various sectors. Please feel free to submit questions when registering or during the webinar.