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UNLV Minority-Serving Institution Student Success Summit

This universitywide program aims to highlight and grow innovative approaches to supporting student success in an equitable and inclusive learning environment.

UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield is pleased to present the university's inaugural Minority-Serving Institution Student Success Summit. During the summit, Whitfield will share his vision for student success at UNLV, and the university's role and responsibilities as a minority-serving, Hispanic-serving and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institution.

This event kicks off a series of activities geared toward innovative and creative approaches to bringing equity and inclusion to the classroom, and fostering a passion for learning and a sense of belonging. The summit showcases teaching techniques, support service models, and faculty and student research that can help students succeed.

The summit is open to faculty, staff, and students, and features UNLV expert-led plenary sessions exploring:

  • What MSI means for UNLV
  • Best practices in educational equity

Presentations by faculty and students will be in person and, with presenters’ permission, recorded and archived for access by virtual attendees.

Events

  • Sep. 24, 2021

    MSI Student Success Summit

    President Keith E. Whitfield will host an MSI Student Success Summit for the campus community in the Student Union. Whitfield will kick off the summit, sharing his vision for student success at UNLV, and the university's role and responsibilities as a Minority-Serving, Hispanic-Serving and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving institution. The summit will be open to all...
  • Sep. 1, 2021 - Nov. 3, 2021

    Professors' Circle Fall 2021: What Do We Mean by “Minority Serving Institution?

    Grab your favorite morning beverage and pastry, and join us for this three-part monthly engagement series that will focus on what it means to be a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) for UNLV faculty and staff. Facilitators Assistant Professor Blanca Ricon, Educational Psychology and Higher Education Professor Doris Watson, Educational Psychology and Higher Education Dates September 1: Minority...

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