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Friday, Oct. 10, 2008, 2:45 p.m. Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall

Princeton President Shirley M. Tilghman and Bennett College for Women President Julianne Malveaux will discuss "Presidential Perspectives on Leadership" at 2:45 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall, as part of a conference hosted by the Association of Black Women in Higher Education.

The discussion is open to the public. Prior to her talk with Tilghman, Malveaux will present a keynote address at a luncheon at 1 p.m. in Liberation Hall in the Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding (originally scheduled in the Shultz Dining Room of Robertson Hall). The keynote luncheon also is open to the public, but space is limited and registration is required by contacting Felicia Edwards by Wednesday, Oct. 1.

These events are part of a conference at Princeton titled "Building on 30 Years of Achievement: Scholarship, Leadership and Service," which will run Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 9-11. It marks the 30th anniversary of the association, which supports black women in the higher education community and encourages black youngsters to pursue education. The association is led by Makeba Clay, director of the Fields Center.

Conference speakers will include scholars and administrators from institutions around the country, covering topics such as the history and impact of women in higher education, building a diverse work force in higher education, educational access for black girls and young women, and activism in academia. For more information about the conference and to register, visit the association's website

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