Campus Consortium Hosts Panel Discussion on Online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for Education

Chicago, June 17, 2021: Campus Consortium, a global nonprofit education association, will be hosting a live EdTalk titled “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Is Your Campus Prepared for Online DEI?” on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at 2:00 pm ET. 

Higher Education DEI experts will discuss Online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) to help members of the education community understand accessibility and DEI as it related to use of technology in academics, student services, instruction, and campus culture. 

The EdTalk features Rochelle Newton, Ed.D., Assistant Divisional Chief Operating Officer, Duke Health Technology Solutions; Tabitha Smith, M.Ed., Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise; Santiba D. Campbell, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Bennett College; and Karl Horvath, Ph.D., President at Campus Consortium.

Increasing use of technology in education means more students consume instruction and services in an online environment. The recent pandemic accelerated the shift from on ground to online. As this rapid change occurs, the education sector must ensure access and usability of technology is fair and equitable for all students.” said Karl Horvath, Ph.D., President of Campus Consortium.

“The pandemic’s impact forced many in the education sector to find solutions for online learning and a mobile workforce. With little time for planning, implementation and shrinking budgets institutions require user friendly, secure and affordable collaboration technology for teaching, learning and working. Google for Education and AmplifiedIT offer innovation and security for schools that need affordable effective solutions,” said Karl Horvarth, Ph.D., President of Campus Consortium

Why Attend This EdTalk:  

Higher Education institutions and K-12 schools, planning to enhance the online student engagement should attend this EdTalk. You will get recommendations from DEI experts from Higher Education institutions on evaluating and managing Online Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to optimize student engagement.  


Register for the EdTalk here: 

EdTalk Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021 

EdTalk Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm ET 


In addition to presenting EdTalks on the latest topics and trends, Campus Consortium also offers a series of Technology In-Kind Grants throughout the year. To know about our Grant Programs, visit:   

Access our previous Campus Consortium EdTalks:


EdTalk on Google Workspace for Education: Secure Collaboration in Higher Education with Google

Since the Pandemic, services that were nice to have are now essential and likely there will be permanent changes and requirements in the years ahead. With an increase in distance and hybrid learning, security concerns have heightened.


EdTalk on Why Digital Accessibility is Essential in Higher Education

All students have the right to access education, and educational institutions are responsible for ensuring they’re providing an inclusive and supportive learning environment. Alternative learning options and online learning platforms have come under increased scrutiny as more and more universities digitize their offerings due to quarantine and self-isolation restrictions.


EdTalk on Evaluating a Next Generation Student Information System

Higher Education is finding it increasingly difficult to rely on legacy student information systems (SIS) to address the needs of a changing and diverse student population. The SIS is the system of record, authority for academic decision making and key system for facilitating the management and development of an institution’s critical data.

About Campus Consortium: 

Founded in 2003, Campus Consortium is a leading non-profit education association with hundreds of higher education institutions and K-12 school district members. The Campus Consortium mission is to help members reduce the time, cost, and effort associated with implementing enterprise IT services by leveraging shared IT services, lessons learned, and best practices so that each member can avoid reinventing the wheel when adopting new education technologies. 

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