Equity in Missouri Higher Education


2021 Equity in Missouri Higher Education Summit


Hear Me, See Me, the MDHEWD's 2021 Equity in Missouri Higher Education Summit was held virtually October 26-28, 2021.


Keynote speakers included: Martha Snyder, Senior Director, HCM Strategists; Dr. Sarah Pingel, Senior Policy Analyst, Education Commission of the States; Dr. Clarence Green, Vice President of Culture at Northwest Missouri State University; and Dr. Rolundus Rice, aka "the Dapper Dean", Vice President of Academic Affairs at Rust College.


If you missed the 2021 Equity in Missouri Higher Education Summit, video recordings of every session are available on the DHEWD YouTube Page. You can view all of the information about each session at Eduvents.dhewd.mo.gov.


2021 Equity Report | Snapshot


Bridges to Success Equity Webinar Series


The MDHEWD is hosting a series of webinars each month to discuss important topics around equity in Missouri higher education. The monthly webinars will feature presentations from higher education and community partners from around the state. White papers will be released to coincide with each webinar topic.


Don't miss these opportunities to continue to make Missouri more equitable for all students. Sign up to receive Equity Updates from MDHEWD. Enter your email address, then select "Equity" from the list of subscription topics.



2020 Equity in Missouri Higher Education Report - Published Oct. 26, 2020


White Papers


Upcoming Webinars All webinars will begin at noon

  • May 24 - 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.: "Multicultural Scholarship Program: How predominately white institutions can leverage equity to create student success and an inclusive & equitable campus environment" presented by Dr. Ashley Storman, Manager of Diversity, Equity,  & Recruitment at the New Honor Society and Chinyere Turner, Program Coordinator at Maryville University.


Past Webinar Recordings and Presentations