The following resources include papers and proceedings from the 2006, 2004 and 2001 Diversity Symposia, sponsored in part by The Diversity Collegium. All of these publications are available free of charge. If you need assistance or have questions about these documents, please contact Collegium Member, Barbara Deane through our Contact Us page.

2006 Symposium: The World is Flat: Implications for Diversity Management

Executive Summary, PDF 
Executive Summary, Text file 

Full Proceedings Report, PDF 
Full Proceedings Report, Text file 

2004 Diversity Symposium: Equity, Affirmative Action and Diversity

Executive Summary - 2004 Diversity Symposium

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Proceedings Report - 2004 Diversity Symposium
2004Proceedings.pdf (Text file pending - check back soon)

Paper No. 1: Affirmative Action: 25 Years and Counting, By R. Roosevelt Thomas, Jr.. D.B.A. Thomas PowerPoint Slides

Paper No. 2: Impact of the University of Michigan Affirmative Action Decisions on Corporate and Community Dialogue, By Jeffrey A. Norris, J.D. 2004Norrispaper.pdf

Paper No. 3a: Affirmative Action in a Global Context: Diversity and the Intersection of Civil and Human Rights by Karen Narasaki, J.D.

Paper No. 3b: Close to Home: Case Studies of Human Rights Work in the United States Source: A Ford Foundation Report

Paper No. 3c: A Considered Opinion: Affirmative Action as an International Human Rights Dialogue By Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Global Matrix: Diversity and Anti-Discrimination Laws Around the World

Developed by Monica Ercolano, Barbara Deane, Edward Hubbard, Ph.D., Alan Richter, Ph.D., and Lynda White

2001 Diversity Symposium: A Conceptual Framework for the Practice of Diversity

Proceedings Report - 2001 Diversity Symposium

Conceptual Framework Model Developed by The Diversity Collegium

Paper No. 1: Developing Cultural Competence: An Integrative Approach to Global and Domestic Diversity By Janet Bennett, Ph.D. and Milton Bennett, Ph.D.

Paper No. 2: An Effective Culture Change Agent: Using a Business Case Approach to Organizational Diversity By Richard Gaskins

Paper No. 3: Diversity: Looking Ahead (a societal approach) By Lani Roberts, Ph.D.
2001RobertsOneorMany.pdf (additional article)

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