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Diversity Video Conference

September 11, 2002

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MACOMB, IL -- Persons interested in campus diversity and multicultural strategies are invited to attend the live interactive video conference to be aired on the Western Illinois University campus Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Presented by the Washington Regional Task Force Against Campus Prejudice, "Diversity Strategies for Today's Complex Environment" will be held from noon-2 p.m. in the University Union Kaskaskia and Vandalia rooms. The teleconference is open free to the public.

Topics to be discussed include "Life after the Michigan Case: For Better or Worse?"; "Can Diversity Efforts Survive the Current Budget Crisis?"; "The Impact of Ward Connerly's California Race-Neutral Ballot Initiative;" "Coalitions: What Makes Them Work and What Makes Them Fail?"; "Time Tested Diversity Strategies That Work;" and "Issues from the Audience and Viewers."

Western's broadcast is sponsored by the WIU College of Arts and Sciences, the Cultural Diversity Cadre, Faculty Development and Affirmative Action Office. For more information, contact Janice Welsch at 309/298-2057 or

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