Office of Diversity Services to Host Conference

Friday, November 12, 2010

Westminster College's Office of Diversity Services and the Western Pennsylvania Diversity Directors Consortium (WPDDC) will host "More than Skin Deep: Leadership Identity for the Future" conference Saturday, Nov. 20, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. in the McKelvey Campus Center.

Workshops will be conducted by Jeannette Hubbard, Westminster director of Diversity Services and founding member of WPDDC, and representatives from Clarion University, Geneva College, and Lock Haven University.

Keynote speaker will be Dr. Brenda DeDe, associate vice president for academic and student affairs at Clarion University. Additional speakers include Westminster assistant professors Dr. SoYoung Kang, education, and Dr. Kristenne Robison, sociology.

Contact Hubbard at (724) 946-7179 or e-mail for additional information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College is a top tier liberal arts college, a national leader in graduation rate performance, and a "Great School, Great Price," according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 38th among liberal arts colleges, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 373 Colleges" and "Best in the Northeast" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.

Jeannette Hubbard


Dr. SoYoung Kang


Dr. Kristenne Robison