College-Wide Meeting Agenda

College-Wide Meeting Agenda

Bogel Hall, Room 101

August 12, 2014


9:00                 Mass – Fr. Greg Jakubowicz, O.F.M.

St. Clare Chapel

10:00               Bogel Hall, Room 101 Coffee, juice, tea, water

10:10               Opening Reflection

Barbara Bonanno, Director of Mission Integration and Campus Ministry

10:10               Introduction of New Personnel – Vice Presidents and Chairs

10:15               Enrollment 2014-15 – Peter Burns, Vice President for Enrollment Management

10:30               Budget Update – Rick Pinkowski, Vice President for Business/Finance

10:40               President’s Remarks – Cynthia Zane

·      Middle States – Chris Holoman and Don Vincent

·      Assessment –  Ron Eskew and Chris Holoman

·      2 Boot Camps – Ron Eskew

11:25               STAR Awards

11:30               End

Noon               Lunch – Dining Hall – Deli buffet, beverages, desserts

*** Please RSVP to Kathy by August 7 if you plan to join us for lunch. or ext. 201


1:00-5:00        Diversity Workshop


It is expected that all faculty and staff will attend both the college-wide meeting and the diversity

workshop. Excused absences should be discussed with your Chair/Supervisor in advance.

Beyond Diversity: Challenging Racism in an Age of Backlash”

Presenter:  Tim Wise – Click for bio


Workshop Goals:

·      Define diversity in “real time” by exploring ways to address the fundamental structures of racism and inequality.

·      Explore the differences between individual and institutional bias while providing strategies for transformation.

·      Challenge faculty and staff to act against discrimination/bias on campus.

·      Share strategies for creating equity in the classroom, workspace, and throughout our institution.


Topics Explored in the Session:

·      Explore how the sources of internalized supremacy/oppression and how these can manifest in all of us.

·      The difference between individual bias and institutional bias.

·      Privilege as the flipside of oppression.

·      Stereotype Vulnerability and Racial Performance Gaps – The Hidden Key to Disparities

·      The harms of inequity for all members of an institution, including dominant group members.

·      Strategies for creating equity in the classroom, workspace, and throughout our institutions.