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Graduate Admissions Diversity Recruitment Strategies Retreat

This 2-day retreat is aimed at providing strategies to attract more applicants to your graduate school or program. We focus on immediate solutions with long-term impacts on enrollment.

Monday, August 29th & Tuesday, August 30th
Charlotte, NC
Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Airport

Registration: $525 per person*
*Includes recruitment handbook, retreat materials and meals.

Retreat Agenda

Day One

8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Going Inside Your Data: Where to Recruit and Why?

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Building Your Diverse Student Recruitment Infrastructure
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Developing Feeder Programs with HBCUs & HSIs
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. -  Breakout Group Discussion
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.. - Creating Diversity Statements and Institutional Snapshots

Day Two:

8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Training the Admissions Committee on Implicit Bias
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Perfecting the Open House and Campus Visits for Recruitment
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Working with Minority Academic and Professional Organizations for Recruitment
12:00 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Lunch
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Retention: Converting Your Admits to Enrolled
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Exploring the Secrets of Spring Recruitment for the Fall