Diversity Lecture Series

Diversity Lecture Series

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is proud to present the Diversity Lecture Series, a series that features distinguished leaders and experts to inspire campus dialogue, community engagement and learning about the national narrative on diversity and inclusion. The speakers include scholars, thought leaders and diversity professionals whose research, scholarship, leadership and advocacy enhance the university's efforts to present diverse ideas, perspectives and viewpoints to inspire greater understanding and appreciation for diversity and inclusion.

The Diversity Lecture Series was made possible through support of various university departments at Wichita State University.

All events are free and open to the public.

Fall 2020 Speakers

Professor Jerry Kang

Implicit Bias with Professor Jerry Kang »

6 p.m.
Tuesday, August 11
Digital Event (via Livestream)

Heard the term "implicit bias," but not sure what it means? UCLA's Founding Vice Chancellor, Professor Jerry Kang, explains and focuses on the nexus between implicit bias and the law.

Mark E. McCormick

Some Were Paupers, Some Were Kings: Dispatches from Kansas »

6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 10
Digital Event (via Livestream)

Mark E. McCormick shares from the heart about social, political and personal issues regarding history and current events and his journey in Kansas.


Faculty & Staff Session with Prof. Jerry Kang

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is partnering with Academic Affairs to host a faculty and staff session with Professor Jerry Kang at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11 digitally via livestream. Faculty and staff can check their emails and WSU Today for more information on how to attend this exclusive opportunity.

Our Sponsors

Thank you to the following sponsors for supporting our Diversity Lecture Series:

Academic Affairs

Student Affairs

Office of Student Success - First-Year Programs

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