Friday, November 03, 2017

CSHPE’s 60th anniversary conference covered by Michigan Daily


Michigan Daily writer Remy Farkas covered the reunion weekend conference that took place as part of the 60th anniversary celebration for the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education. The conference was held during Bicentennial weekend, and it featured 25 guest panelists.

Panelists discussed topics like diversity, student success, and emerging issues in higher education. Attendees included CSHPE alumni, faculty, and students. One panelist was Texas A&M professor Luis Ponjuan, who spoke on the importance of taking a step beyond research to realize the real-world connection between diversity and advocacy. Panelist Kedra Ishop, U-M vice provost for enrollment management, shared university priorities on accessibility and affordability, adding that it is unsustainable to maintain high tuition while simultaneously accessing students. Alumni attendees contributed to the conference as well, discussing their current research. CSHPE student Emma Bush weighed in as a researcher of admissions policies, saying that she is both passionate about college access while simultaneously suspecting that luck is a major factor when it comes to college admissions.

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