College equity summit to focus on equity, access for all students

By: | October 26, 2021

Higher education administrators and state leaders will move beyond statistics to learn more about student experiences with college accessibility, affordability and equity in Missouri.

The Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development’s third annual Equity in Missouri Higher Education Summit is 8:30 a.m.-noon today-Thursday and brings together state and national speakers to talk about the state of higher education, what kind of students are being served and how institutions can improve serving diverse populations and be more equitable.

This year’s speakers include: Martha Snyder, senior director at HCM Strategists; Sarah Pingel, senior policy analyst with Education Commission of the States; Clarence Green, vice president of culture at Northwest Missouri State University; and Rolundus Rice, vice president of academic affairs at Rust College.

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