Our Mission Statement

The Diversity Commission works to promote awareness and appreciation of diversity and to address equity issues through advocacy and education at the University of Minnesota Duluth.



Registration is now open for the

Annual Summit on Multiculturalism


Kirby Leadership Institute's 7th Annual Student Leadership Conference


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

UMD Kirby Student Center

8am - 5pm



*Same-day registration is available! Come to the Kirby Ballroom (3rd floor Kirby Student Center) for registration.

**Please note that all workshops and presentations are available on a first-come basis.

In an effort to make the 2015 Summit accessible to as many people as possible, the Diversity Commission is allowing each attendee to select how much they would like to pay for their registration.  We encourage you to pay as much as you can so we can further the Diversity Commission's mission of promoting awareness and appreciation of diversity and to address equity issues through advocacy and education at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

The Diversity Commission is collaborating with Kirby Leadership Institute to bring more workshops that focus directly on student's needs. Students will all be registered for the Summit through the Kirby Leadership Insitute's 7th Annual Student Leadership Conference.

Price Recommendations: 
General public:  $20, $10, $0 (You choose)
Students:  Free (Use the Student Registration link! Will open page for 2015 Student Leadership Conference.) 

If you are requesting professional accreditation, we strongly suggest that you pay at the $20 level.



Parking passes can no longer be mailed, but conference attendees can pick them up at the registration table in front of the Kirby Ballroom on the day of the Summit."

Parking map:  http://www.d.umn.edu/parking/assets/pdf/parking_map_2013_14.pdf 

Food is not included with registration. Food is available for purchase from multiple on-campus locations and nearby businesses.

Additional Resources: 
Online registration is for faculty, staff and community members only.  Online registration requires a credit card for payment.
Students can attend at no charge and should register via this link:  http://www.d.umn.edu/kirby/KLI/KLIconf.html 

To register and pay via EFS string (department charge), contact Sara Fitzgerald directly at sfitzge2@d.umn.edu or 218-726-7262.

On-site registration will be available the day of the conference. Same-day payments will be accepted via cash or credit card only.

To request an ASL interpreter, please complete the Interpreter Request Form at least 2 weeks before the event.  For other disability accommodations, please contact Alissa Stainbrook at alstainb@d.umn.edu 

For all other questions please contact Chris Davila, Diversity Commission Chair at davi1257@d.umn.edu, 218-726-8389.