August 11, 2020

Buster-Williams to Present at College Board Regional Forum

Kimberley Buster-Williams, associate provost for enrollment management, has been selected to present at College Board’s Southern Regional Forum in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 17, 2016. Buster-Williams will be presenting with colleagues Dr. Katrina Myers-Caldwell and Diane Fuselier-Thompson. Dr. Katrina Myers-Caldwell is the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at Northern Illinois University. Dr. Caldwell has a track record of successful strategic planning and implementation of diversity programs at Chicago-area higher education institutions. Diane Fuselier-Thompson is a doctoral student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research focuses on the African American female narrative as it relates to persistence in engineering.

The conference session is titled, “We Check More Than One Racial Category. . . Are You Ready for Us?” and focuses on ways participants can become more knowledgeable about adjustment challenges that multiracial students face and ways to assists student affairs and admissions professionals with developing appropriate support services and outreach messages. Participants will also learn more about stories from Dartmouth College students featured in the book “Mixed-Multiracial College Students Tell Their Life Stories.”

The College Board connects students to college success and opportunity and was founded in 1900. Today, the membership association is made up of more than 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. The Southern Region serves students and educators in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.