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Commission on Diversity and Inclusion

January 30, 2017 ~ 1:30 p.m.

Student Union, Room 3806




Item 1 Call to Order

Chair Serwatka will call the meeting to order. 

Item 2 Approval of Minutes (November 10, 2016)

Chair Serwatka will ask for approval of minutes from the November 10, 2016 meeting.

Item 3 CODI Website

Dr. Tru Leverette will discuss additions to CODI's website.

Item 4 2017 Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Award

The purpose of this item is to appoint a selection committee for the 2017 Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Award.

Item 5 Student-Led Diversity and Inclusion Council

Mr. Paul Donaldson will discuss the possibility of a student-led diversity and inclusion council.

Item 6 Status of Passage of St. Augustine

Ms. Alison Cruess and Dr. Tru Leverette will update CODI on the status of the Passage of St. Augustine event, scheduled for February 23 at 6:00 p.m.

Item 7 Status of Courageous Conversations II: When Love Hurts 

Ms. Alison Cruess will udpate CODI on the status of Courageous Conversations II, scheduled for February 28, 2:00 p.m.

Item 8 Minority Faculty Recruitment

Chair Dawkins will update CODI on minority faculty recruitment, including an in-progress database.

Item 9 Update on the Difference Appreciation Initiative

Ms. Alison Cruess will update CODI on the Difference Appreciation Initiative.

Item 10 Adjournment

Chair Serwatka will adjourn the meeting.