2012 Diversity Symposium

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Mark your calendar to attend Georgia Tech’s fourth annual Diversity Symposium, sponsored by the Office of the President and the Office of the Vice President for Institute Diversity. Join us in discussing the importance of making diversity a key element of Georgia Tech’s academic and social values. The theme of this year's event is "Achieving Inclusive Excellence: Challenges and Opportunities." The event will include a panel, luncheon and break-out sessions.

Due to limited seating availability, please register here for all symposium sessions before Aug. 29. (Preregistration is required to attend the luncheon keynote address.


  • Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, director, Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art, former president of Spelman College and Bennett College


  • Willie Belton, associate professor, School of Economics
  • Ayanna Howard, professor, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Danny Ingram, technical analyst, Office of Information Technology
  • P.K. Yeung, professor, School of Aerospace Engineering
  • Eran Mordel, president, Undergraduate Student Government Association


Opening Plenary:

  • Catherine L. Ross, director, Harry West Chair for Quality Growth and Regional Development Professor, City and Regional Planning; Center for Quality Growth and Regional Development; College of Architecture, and ADVANCE Professor

Community Brainstorming Sessions: 

  • Carol Colatrella, professor, School of Literature, Communications and Culture


  • President G. P. "Bud" Peterson
  • Archie Ervin, vice president for Institute Diversity


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