Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

November 10, 2016 ~ 10:00 a.m.

President's Conference Room

Agenda

 

 

Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Serwatka will call the meeting to order.

Item 2 Approval of Minutes (September 28, 2016)

Chair Serwatka will ask for approval of the minutes from CODI's September 28, 2016 meeting.

 

Proposed Action: Approval - Motion and Second Required

Item 3 Welcome New Members

Chair Dawkins will welcome new members to CODI.

 

    Representing
Juan Aceros Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering Computing Engineering & Construction
Chelsea Hawthorne Graduate Student, Department of English Graduate Student Organization
Olga Igolnikov Director, Advancement Services University Development & Alumni Engagement
Morgan Murray Assistant Director, Residence Life A&P Association

 

Item 4 Faculty Research Awards 2016

Commission members will be provided with reports from the recipients of the 2016 Faculty Research Awards and updated on the timeline for public research talks.

Item 5 Building a Culturally Responsive University - Recap

Chair Serwatka will update CODI on the November 5 workshop, Building a Culturally Responsive University.

Item 6 Black Lives Matter - Recap

Chair Serwatka will update CODI on the Black Lives Matter rally held on campus in September.

Item 7 Diversity Calendar

Alison Cruess will discuss the diversity calendar.

Item 8 Position Postings on the INSIGHT into Diversity Website

Alison Cruess will report on recently posted faculty positions to the INSIGHT into Diversity Website.

Item 9 New Business

2017 Faculty Research Awards

Chair Serwatka will update members on the future of the Faculty Research Awards.

Courageous Conversations II - The One Love Foundation

Alison Cruess will update members on this initiative.

Passage at St. Augustine

Tru Leverette, associate professor, Department of English, will speak to CODI on the possibility of screening this film at UNF - "Passage at St. Augustine."

Item 10 Reports from Committee Members

Report from the Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Recruitment and Retention (October 11, 2016 Minutes)

  • Chair Dawkins will ask for approval of the October 11, 2016 minutes from the Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Recruitment and Retention, and 
  • Update CODI on that meeting. 

Proposed Action: Approval - Motion and Second Required

Report from the SREB Institute on Teaching and Mentoring Conference

Dr. Chris Johnson will update CODI on the SREB conference, October 27, 2016.

Item 11 Adjournment

Chair Dawkins will adjourn the meeting.