Our Nation’s Professoriate, Diversity and Racism: The Five Truths We Don’t Want to Confront Dr. Marybeth Gasman, Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania


Location: McKenna Hall

Following a brief overview of the 2017 AnBryce Forum and an address entitled, “What Kneeling Football Players, Charlottesville Marchers and Commencement Walk-Outs Have to Teach Us about the Margins at Notre Dame,” Dr. Paulette G. Curtis, the Faculty Director of the AnBryce Scholars Initiative at the University of Notre Dame, will introduce keynote speaker, Professor Marybeth Gasman, Judy & Howard Berkowitz Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania, who will speak candidly about the lack of diversity in Higher Education. Prof. Gasman’s remarks will draw upon her extensive academic career, which has focused on the history of American higher education, Minority Serving Institutions, racism and diversity, fundraising and philanthropy, and higher education leadership. Please join us for what promises to be a thought-provoking lecture and a great kick-off to the 2017 AnBryce Forum.
A reception following the keynote will begin at 7pm in the McKenna Hall Atrium. Registration is not required, but will assist in determining reception numbers. Register