Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with APLU

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Join the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities on Tuesday, May 11 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT for a special webinar in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month featuring five Asian Pacific American leaders in public higher education. This event will feature:

 Roger Wakimoto 
Roger Wakimoto
Vice Chancellor, Research,
University of California, Los Angeles 

Mun Choi 
Mun Choi
University of Missouri System 

Renu Khator 
Renu Khator
Chancellor, University of 
Houston System & President,
University of Houston 
 Santa Ono 
Santa Ono
President &
Vice Chancellor,
University of British Columbia

Grace Wang
Executive Vice President,
Research, Innovation, &
Knowledge Enterprise,
The Ohio State University 

During this event, the featured speakers will discuss their own personal journey from growing up to becoming campus leaders. They will discuss the important role Asian American and Pacific Islander students, faculty, and staff play on campus and in their communities as well as how university leadership can best support them while recognizing and honoring the diverse composition of the community. The conversation will also explore the troubling increase in verbal attacks and physical violence against members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, including how campuses are working to raise awareness and ensure the safety for the AAPI community while fostering an inclusive environment.