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Pre-Conference Diversity Event Featuring Dr. Ronald W. Whitaker, II

Session Type:

Concurrent Session


Known as an equity and anti-racist freedom fighter, Dr. Ronald W. Whitaker, II is the appointed culturally responsive pedagogy assistant professor of education and the director of the Center for Urban Education, Equity, and Improvement (CUEEI) at Cabrini University. Further, Dr. Whitaker holds the distinction of being a Schouver fellow at Duquesne University. As a Schouver fellow, Dr. Whitaker engages in improvement projects that seek to build system capacity within organizations. Additionally, Dr. Whitaker is the current Pennsylvania Department of Education equity expert, a Board of Trustees member for Tacony Academy Charter School, and a Board of Directors member for the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR).

Thursday, June 29

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

25 ABC

Session Moderator

Derek Kindle

Derek Kindle

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management
University of Wisconsin - Madison

Sector: Public 4-Yr

Derek Kindle is the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has over 20 years of experience in Admissions, Financial Aid, Bursar, and Enrollment Management. He serves in leadership positions with several national organizations including the National Association for Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), the College Board, American Talent Initiative (ATI), and the Higher Education Loan Coalition (HELC). Prior to his current role, he was UW-Madison’s Director of Student Financial Aid and oversaw the administration of nearly $480M in federal, state, institutional, and private aid.

Note: Speaker and moderator information is self-reported.