2019 ACPA Presidential Symposium

70th Anniversary of the Student Personnel Point of View Through a Racial & Social Justice Lens

25 January 2019
College Park, Maryland & On-Line

Co-Sponsored by ACPA- College Student Educators International and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education at the University of Maryland

Event Overview:

The 2019 Presidential Symposium, co-sponsored by ACPA and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education at the University of Maryland, will take place on 25 January, 2019 and focus on the 70th Anniversary of the Student Personnel Point of View through a racial & social justice lens. The event will take place both on-site event at UMD and as a digital Live Stream Event.

Graduate degree programs and student affairs divisions are encouraged to gather students and/or colleagues to watch the live stream. The virtual engagement experience will include discussion questions and other resources. The virtual engagement experience will be through private unique link only available to registrants.

  • On-site event: 12pm-5pm EST
  • Live streaming: 1pm-5pm EST (10am-2pm PST)


Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington

2018-19 President, ACPA–College Student Educators International
Washington Consulting Group

Dr. Roger Worthington

Executive Director, Center for Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education (CDIHE)

Dr. Arthur Dean

Former Board of Directors Member, National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE)
Executive Director for Access and Inclusion, James Madison University

Dr. Lori Patton Davis

Current Past President / 2018 President, Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)

Dr. Julie Park

Associate Professor in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education at the University of Maryland, College Park

Dr. Penny Rue

2018-19 Board Chair, NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

Dr. Criss Salinas

Founding Editor, The Journal Committed to Social Change on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)


The in-person event will be held at the University of Maryland, College Park. Specific location information and directions will be provided to those who register for the in-person event.

Registrants interested in the virtual live-stream will be e-mailed a custom web link on the morning of 25 January 2019 prior to the event beginning.


1:00 - 1:40pm ET    Welcome and moderated framing conversation among Panelists (Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington leads)

1:40 – 2:00pm ET   Dr. Roger Worthington  

2:05 - 2:20pm ET    Dr. Arthur Dean

2:25 - 2:40pm ET    Dr. Lori Patton Davis

2:40 - 3:00pm ET    Break and Reflection

3:00 - 3:15pm ET    Dr. Julie Park

3:20 - 3:35pm ET    Dr. Penny Rue

3:40 - 3:55pm ET    Dr. Criss Salinas

4:00 - 4:15pm ET    Questions and Answers (All Panelists Return, Moderated by President Washington)

4:45 - 4:55pm ET    Final Remarks and Closing (ACPA President Washington)

4:55 - 5:00pm ET    Closing (ACPA Executive Director Chris Moody)

Registration Rates

Graduate Programs and Student Affairs Divisions Live Stream Experience: $200*

  • link provided for viewing in a classroom or large meeting setting

ACPA Member —  In-Person Attendee: $100

ACPA Student Member — In-Person Attendee: $50

ACPA Non-Member — In-Person Attendee: $200

ACPA Student Non-Member — In-Person Attendee: $75

* Registration rate Includes curricular materials, discussion questions, readings, and other resources for every student and/or colleague participating in the virtual engagement experience.