Item 1 Call to Order and Welcome to New Members
Chair Serwatka will call the meeting to order and welcome new members.
Item 2 Approval of Minutes (March 15, 2017)
The Commission will review and approve the minutes from the last meeting held on March 15, 2017.
Chair Serwatka will announce the winner of the 2017 Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Award, acknowledge those who submitted applications, and thank the selection committee.
Item 3 2017 Presidential Diversity and Inclusion Award
Item 4 Minority Faculty Recruitment
Chair Dawkins will update the committee on minority faculty recruitment.
Item 5 Update on Difference Appreciation Initiative
Alison Cruess will update the committee on progress being made on the Difference Appreciation Initiative.
Item 6 Presidential Search Update
Chair Serwatka will acknowledge President Delaney’s commitment to diversity and suggest actions CODI membership might take to encourage the Presidential Search Committee to consider a similar commitment with the next president.
Item 7 Update on the 2017 HEED Award Application
Chair Dawkins will update the committee on the progress of the 2017 HEED Award application and ask for prompt support from anyone who receives a request for information. The deadline to submit an application for the award is June 15, 2017.
Item 8 Professional Development Forum
Chair Dawkins, Chair Serwatka and Alison Cruess will discuss the 2017 Professional Development Form and announce that this year’s theme is diversity.
Item 9 Update on the 2016 Faculty Research Award - Public Talks - June 21, 2:00 p.m., Student Union Auditorium
Keith Cartwright, Ph.D.
Cornbread, Quimbombo y Barbacoa: Mexico and the Gulf Shores of Our Souths
Kilek Kayaalp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Foundations and Secondary Education
The young and the stateless: Middle Eastern refugee youth in the United States
Alison Cruess will discuss how the committee can identify those who are in CODI’s membership. Membership list is included on the CODI website at http://www.unf.edu/committee/diversity/members.aspx
Item 11 CODI’ Next Meeting Date – July
- July 13 – 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
- July 18 – 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Item 12 Announcements from the Commission
Commission members will announce upcoming activities from their areas or the community.
Chair Dawkins will adjourn the meeting.
Item 13 Adjournment