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Faculty Forum today: ‘Equity, Diversity & Inclusion and the Undergraduate Experience’

Faculty Senate will host a forum on Wednesday, Nov. 16, a two-part interactive session titled “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion and the Undergraduate Experience: Teaching and Learning at a Diverse and Minority Serving Institution.” The forum is moderated by Julia Mendez Smith, Chancellor’s Fellow of Campus Climate; Gerald Holmes, Chair of the Faculty Senate Committee on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion; and Andrea Hunter, Chair-Elect of Faculty Senate. The forum will be held at the Alumni House in the Virginia Dare Room.

Julia Mendez Smith will present “Diversity Course Content: Asset Mapping of the Undergraduate Curriculum. Her presentation will begin at 3 p.m. and will be followed by a discussion.

Starting at 4 p.m. there will be three round table discussions. Shelly Brown-Jeffy (Sociology), Julia Mendez Smith (Psychology), and Anthony Taylor (CASA) will facilitate the first table, “Classroom Climate and Pedagogy: The Challenges and Benefits of Student Diversity.” Brad Johnson (Teacher Education and Higher Education) and Gus Peña (Intercultural Engagement) will facilitate table two, “Student Perspectives: Diversity, Inclusion (or not), and Campus Climate” and Mark Rifkin (Women and Gender Studies, English) and Cerise Glenn (African American and African Diaspora Studies, Communication Studies) will facilitate the third table, “Student Activism: Advocating for Equity and Social Change.”