'Race in Academia' panel set for Sept. 24 at VCU
9/20/2019, 6 a.m.
Four college presidents will explore racial disparities in higher education at the 2019 Wilder Symposium 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at Virginia Commonwealth University’s W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Ave.
The panel, “Race in Academia,” is hosted by VCU’s L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs and is free and open to the public.
Panelists will be VCU President Michael Rao, University of Richmond President Ronald Crutcher, Reynolds Community College President Paula Pando and Virginia State University President Makola Abdullah.
Dr. Alvin Schexnider, former president of Thomas Nelson Community College and former interim president at Norfolk State University, will moderate the event.
The panel discussion will be followed by a reception.
Details: Paula Otto, senior director of special projects at the Wilder School, (804) 828-1146.