25th Annual Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities Conference on Multicultural Affairs Hosted by Creighton University
“Against the Current of Misunderstanding: Ensuring Excellence in Multicultural Education at Jesuit Colleges and Universities,” is the theme for the 25th annual meeting of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) Conference on Multicultural Affairs, hosted by Creighton University June 14 to 16, 2006.
Creighton’s Office of Multicultural Affairs has planned a wide range of lectures, exhibits and nightlife events to entertain meeting goers. Creighton University’s Vice President for Academic Affairs Christine Wiseman, J.D., will give a lecture on “Katrina: Issues of Race, Class and Poverty,” Thursday, June 15, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
There will be a private showing of the Border Film Project, a photo documentary of what it is like to cross the United States and Mexico border, Friday, June 16, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., in Creighton’s Lied Education Center for the Arts Gallery.
The purpose of the AJCU Conference on Multicultural Affairs (CMA) is to ensure that African American, Asian, Hispanic and Native American students have access to Jesuit higher education; and provide an awareness of problems faced by those students.