12th Annual Assessment Conference: Save the DateSave the date for the 12th Annual Assessment Conference and Share Fair, featuring keynote speaker, Dr. Tia Brown McNair, Vice President in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success and Executive Director for the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in Washington, D.C.

  • Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
  • Time: 9 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.
  • Location: Online
  • Facilitators: The Learning Assessment Committee
  • CEUs: 0.35
  • Add to calendar (agenda and registration information coming soon!)

This professional development opportunity is open to Harper faculty and staff.

  • Keynote Session: “Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Equity” presented by Tia McNair
  • Workshop: “Assessment Through an Equity Lens” presented by Tia McNair
  • Additional Sessions on assessment presented by Harper faculty and staff

Tia Brown McNair is the Vice President in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success and Executive Director for the Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Campus Centers at the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in Washington, D.C. In addition to overseeing both funded projects and AAC&U’s continuing programs on equity, inclusive excellence, high-impact practices, and student success, Tia also serves as the project director for several AAC&U initiatives:

Tia is the lead author of the newly released book, From Equity Talk to Equity Walk: Expanding Practitioner Knowledge for Racial Justice in Higher Education.

Tia earned her doctorate in higher education administration from George Washington University. Her areas of expertise include: Underserved Student Success, Engagement, and Inclusion; Assessing High-Impact Practices and Intentionality; Inquiry-Based Analysis; Cross-Divisional Collaboration; Equity-Minded Data Analysis and Decision Making; Institutional Planning; and Project Development and Implementation.

Additional information coming soon!

Visit the Assessment Conference HIP page for information on previous conferences. For additional details please contact Deann Surdo at dsurdo@harpercollege.edu.


Ready to learn more now? The Diversity and Inclusion Shared Governance Committee would like to invite you to a conversation about From Equity Talk to Equity Walk. Join the upcoming book club to engage in a valuable discussion. Learn more and register by June 10!