3rd Annual Rainbow Lecture

Friday, April 18, 2014
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library


"Creating Environments for LGBTQ College Student Success" with Kristen Renn, Associate Professor of Higher, Adult, Lifelong Education at Michigan State University

We are excited to announce that Dr. Kristin A. Renn will join SBAI at the University of Rochester to present "Creating Environments for LGBTQ College Student Success".

Dr. Kristen Renn is associate professor in the Higher, Adult, Lifelong Education (HALE) unit of the Department of Educational Administration at Michigan State University. She is a faculty member in the Student Affairs Administration master's program and teaches courses related to student development, diversity and equity, and higher education foundations in the HALE doctoral program and HALE master's program. 
Dr. Renn's research interests include identity and identity development in higher education; mixed race college students; postsecondary race and ethnicity data policy; women in higher education; and issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in higher education. She is the author of Mixed Race Students in College: The Ecology of Race, Identity, and Community on Campus (2004).  She is the recipient of a 2005 Excellence in Teaching Award from the MSU College of Education and Principal Investigator/Coordinator of the 2006-2008 ASHE/Lumina Foundation for Education Fellowship Program. Dr. Renn is the Book Review Editor for Academe, bulletin of the AAUP, and was recently elected at-large member of the Board of Directors of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Join us on Friday, April 18 at 5pm in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees library to learn from and speak with the renowned educator and scholar, Dr. Renn.