Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium Meeting: Strength Through Collaboraton

  • Friday, November 9, 2018
    8:30 am
  • New Main
    403 Maria Avenue, Saint Paul

    New Main

    Information about Metropolitan State University's New Main building location.

Celebrate 10 years of success for the Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UMW HERC) in providing recruitment and retention support to member colleges and universities.

The Fall 2018 Membership Meeting and anniversary celebration, “Strength Through Collaboration” will be 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 9 at Metropolitan State University

 New Main Building, Great Hall, Saint Paul Campus. Registration, networking, and light breakfast 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. The education session and celebration, 9 a.m. noon.

Dr. Clyde Pickett, Chief Diversity Officer, Minnesota State, will offer insights on the importance of collaboration to recruiting diverse faculty and staff.  Jessica Wise, Interim Executive Director, Central HERC, and Director, Northern California HERC, will share HERC’s vision for the future and how national resources can be utilized to enhance regional recruiting.

This free event is open to faculty and staff at UMW HERC colleges and universities and past HERC representatives.

Scholarships to help interested HERC members and prospective members attend membership meetings are available through UMW HERC.  Representatives from institutions in the Lake Superior, Lakes and Valley, Mississippi Valley, and Southern Prairie sub-regions are eligible to apply for these scholarships.  To receive scholarship information, send an e-mail to umwherc@umn.edu. 

Register at https://goo.gl/forms/jUrp9oHCEIz280KC3 by Nov. 2.  Preregistration is appreciated, but not required.  

For questions contact Mary Everley, director of UMW HERC, 612-626-0775 or umwherc@umn.edu; the organization’s website is at http://www.uppermidwestherc.org