Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Call for Proposals - 2021 Higher EDquity Symposium

Symposium date: Nov. 15-16, 2021

Deadline date: Oct. 22, 2021 by 5 p.m. ET 

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE), in partnership with Western Kentucky University, is pleased to host the 2021 Higher EDquity Symposium November 15-16, 2021.

Converging at the intersection of higher education and equity, the Higher EDquity Symposium provides a forum for faculty, staff, students, and administrators in higher education to collaborate on issues relating to diversity, equity and inclusion.

This year’s theme is "Cultivating Culturally Competent Campuses". Focusing on the A4 Model for Cultural Competence, sessions will include discussions of various components for creating a culturally competent environment for faculty, staff, and students; minimum competencies for graduating culturally competent students prepared to enter the workforce; and other emerging topics relevant to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

CPE invites session proposals that will work for either in-person or virtual presentations that consider:



All proposals should include

For questions, please contact Jessica Romious

*Please note that while we plan to conduct the conference on campus, due to the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we are planning for multiple scenarios, including the possibility of convening virtually.

Last Updated: 10/7/2021