MSI Student Success Summit


Sep. 24, 2021, 8:30am to 7pm

Campus Location


President Keith E. Whifield will host an MSI Student Success Summit for the campus community from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 24 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 faculty, staff, and students. The summit will include plenary sessions by UNLV experts on equity and inclusion, exploring:

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

The day's events also will include a poster session, a student panel discussing what it means to be successful at UNLV, and a series of break-out sessions:

  • Students: Sessions will be from noon to 1 p.m. and at 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to accommodate most class schedules, and will cover leadership development, peer mentorship, careers in student affairs (organized by the office of Student Diversity and Social Justice, and the Student Success Team)
  • Student Success Research: Session attendees share ongoing research projects and best practices at UNLV (organized by office of Decision Support, Student Life Assessment)
  • Equity in the Classroom/Pedagogy: Session showcases examples of UNLV faculty employing inclusive teaching practices in the classroom and online (organized by The Faculty Center, office of Online Education)



Admission Information

Open to students, faculty and staff.

Contact Information

Juliet Casey

External Sponsor

Office of Student Diversity and Social Justice

The Student Success Team