2018 Iverson Bell Midwest Regional Diversity Summit
Featuring Glenn E. Singleton
May 18, 19, & 20, 2018
Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
West Lafayette, Indiana
The Iverson Bell Midwest Regional Diversity Summit is a collaboration among Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. The Iverson Bell Midwest Regional Diversity Summit is designed for faculty, staff, and students to develop their cultural competency and support a diverse and inclusive academic environment. The 2018 Summit will focus on learning to have planned, and in the moment, courageous conversations in the context of the curriculum, student affairs, and institutional culture.
Zoetis Diversity and Inclusion Awards
On Saturday May 19, two faculty/staff from a Midwest Regional College of Veterinary Medicine will be honored with Zoetis Diversity and Inclusion Awards, consisting of a crystal plaque and a $500 monetary prize for each recipient. The recipients are chosen for their contributions towards supporting progress in achieving diversity and inclusion in their respective institutions.
Travel and Hotel Accomodations
Attendees must secure their own overnight lodging. There is a block of rooms available at the Purdue Union Club Hotel. A few other local hotels located in close proximity to Purdue University are listed below.
Purdue Union Club Hotel
101 North Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
* Mention the Iverson Bell Midwest Regional Summit to receive the conference rate.
Four Points by Sheraton
1600 Cumberland Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Campus Map and Parking Information
View a Purdue's West Lafayette Campus.
Friday - May 18, 2018: Events are in the Purdue Memorial Union and Stewart Center. The Grant Street garage is the closest parking area with visitor access. There is a fee to park in this garage unless you are a patron of the Union Club hotel. The address for the garage is 120 N. Grant St., West Lafayette, IN 47906.
Saturday & Sunday – May 19-20, 2018: Events are located in Lynn Hall at the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine. The address is 625 Harrison St. West Lafayette, IN 47907. Parking is available in surface lots north of Lynn Hall at the corner of University St. and Harrison St., as well as on the east side of Lynn Hall at the corner of Marsteller St. and Harrison St.
When driving to Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, allow plenty of travel time for parking and busy campus streets. Before 7:00 a.m. and after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays, and on Saturday and Sunday, parking is free in the garages or surface lots unless marked otherwise. Please do not park in spots marked for Veterinary Teaching Hospital clients.
Directions to Purdue Univeristy
If you are flying, Indianapolis International Airport (IND) will be the closest international airport.
- Driving directions from the Indianapolis International Airport to Purdue University.
- Ground transportation to Purdue University from the Indianapolis International Airport includes shuttle service by Lafayette Limo (765-497-3828) and Reindeer Shuttle (765-637-5124).
- Rental cars are also available at the airport or in West Lafayette.