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Kansas State University

Thank you to all who participated in the 2011 Tilford Conference.

View videos of the Presentations by our Featured Speakers.

Workshop handouts and PowerPoints can be found on the handouts webpage, provided exclusively to conference participants. The web address for the handouts page is located in your conference program and in the email sent from Kansas State University the day after the conference.

Monday October 24 & Tuesday October 25, 2011

Dr. Michael Tilford

Listen to visionary leaders who will inspire you to promote equity and awareness at your institution.

Participate in workshops to learn about challenges teaching diverse populations on Kansas campuses.

Share your passion for teaching and interacting with students regardless of race, gender, religion and national origin.

Conference Schedule

Monday, October 24th......................K-State Alumni Center
5:30 p.m. Conference Registration Check-in
5:30 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres and Networking
KSU Jazz Combo
6:30 p.m. A Night of Cultural Expression:
KSU Welcome: Provost April Mason

Featured Presenter: Dr. Juan Muñoz,
Achieving Sustainable and Authentic Inclusive Excellence in Higher Education: Mining Campus Climates as Venues of Hope and Resistance

K-State's United Black Voices Gospel Choir
If you can't join us in person on Monday evening, please view the program as it is streamed LIVE! Just go to, sit back, and enjoy the show!
7:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Networking continued
KSU Jazz Combo
Tuesday, October 25th......................K-State Student Union
8:00 a.m. Conference Registration and Continental Breakfast
Kansas State Student Union (KSSU),
Second Floor Concourse and Grand Ballroom
9:00 a.m. Opening Session
Welcome: K-State President Kirk Schulz

Michael Tilford Video Salute

Featured Presenter: Dr. Roger Worthington,
University of Missouri, Columbia
"Creating an Inclusive Campus Climate"
10:10 a.m. Concurrent Sessions
11:10 a.m. Concurrent Sessions(repeated)
12:15 p.m. Luncheon, KSSU Grand Ballroom
Featured Presenter: Dr. JoAnn Moody
"Where do Positive and Negative Biases and Other
Cognitive Errors Come From?"
1:45 p.m. Interactive Institute, KSSU Grand Ballroom
Practice Exercise: Rising Above Cognitive Errors in
order to Improve Campus and Departmental Climates

Facilitated by Dr. JoAnn Moody
3:30 p.m. Institutional Planning Sessions
This time is designated for regents' institutions to meet with their provost to discuss their campus diversity climate. The location for each university will be printed in the conference program
5:00 p.m. Conference Adjourns

Registration will remain open through October 17, 2011. There is no registration fee to attend the conference, but pre-registration is required. Due to space limitations, registration is limited to faculty, administrators, and staff at Kansas Regents' institutions and Kansas Community Colleges.

Visit the K-State Tilford Group website to learn more about how they can assist faculty and staff with a variety of resources that promote teaching, learning, living, and working in a diverse world.