Local University President Invited to Serve as a Visiting Scholar in the United Kingdom University of the Rockies Dr. Charlita Shelton will also be a guest lecturer in Ankara, Turkey

DENVER, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- University of the Rockies President Dr. Charlita Shelton will be traveling to the United Kingdom as a visiting scholar June 13, 2014 through June 27, 2014. On Tuesday, June 17, Dr. Shelton will be the keynote speaker at the Making Diversity Interventions Count Annual Conference at the University of Bradford in Bradford, England.

Dr. Shelton was invited to speak at the conference after her successful role as an advisory board member of GENOVATE, an action-research project that aims to address the issue of gender inequality in research. The fourth annual conference will explore advancing equality and developing best practices for effective use of organizational diversity interventions.

Dr. Shelton will also travel to Ankara University in Ankara, Turkey to lecture on topics that include diversity, women's leadership, and her experiences as an African American female president of a U.S. university. 

About University of the Rockies
University of the Rockies is an advanced graduate institution for tomorrow's thought leaders. The University provides an intimate and dynamic learning environment, offering highly specialized master's and doctoral degree programs in the social and behavioral sciences, access to industry experts, campus clinical programs for practical experience, and research and publishing opportunities. University of the Rockies is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). Small by design, University of the Rockies classes are presented in a progressive online format, at its Colorado Springs, Colorado, campus and at its Denver instructional site. For more information, please visit www.rockies.edu, www.facebook.com/UniversityoftheRockies, www.twitter.com/URockies, or call Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations, at 866.621.0124 x2513.

Contact: Shari Winet, Vice President of Public Relations
866.621.0124, ext. 2513 shari.winet@rockies.edu

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