Upcoming VITAL Workshops

FALL FACULTY WORKSHOP

Friday, August 21, 2015
Harre Union Ballrooms B & C
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

The annual Fall Faculty Workshop will be held on Friday, August 21, beginning at 8:00 a.m. in the Harre Union Ballrooms B and C. This workshop is entitled "Creating Inclusive Learning Environments: Pedagogical Approaches to Supporting a Diverse Community."

​Keynote speaker is Sandra D. Moore, Ph.D., the former associate provost for diversity planning at Eastern Kentucky University. She has served as president and treasurer of the Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education in addition to serving on the National Conference of Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) in American Higher Education. Breakout sessions will follow the keynote address and will address how to build a culture of equity and inclusion and best practices for developing and maintaining an inclusive classroom.


FALL FACULTY WORKSHOP AGENDA

8:00 a.m.

 

Continental Breakfast (Ballrooms B & C)

8:30 a.m.

 

Plenary Session (Ballrooms B & C):

  • President’s Welcome – Mark Heckler, Ph.D.
  • Provost’s Remarks – Mark Biermann, Ph.D.
  • “Diversity and You" – Sandra Moore, Ph.D., former associate provost for diversity planning at Eastern Kentucky University.

10:00 a.m.

 

Break

10:15 a.m.

 

Breakout Session I:

 

 

  • “Building a Culture of Equity and Inclusion Primer” – various facilitators (Ballroom A, Valpo Room, Heritage Room, Brown and Gold Room A & B)

 

 

  • By Invitation Only - Workshop for New Department Chairs – Associate Provost Rick Gillman (Shield Room)

11:00 a.m.

 

Break

11:15 a.m.

 

Breakout Session II:

 

 

  • “Best Practices for Developing and Maintaining an Inclusive Classroom” – various facilitators (Ballroom A, Valpo Room, Heritage Room, Brown and Gold Room A & B)

12:00 p.m.

 

Lunch Buffet (Ballrooms B & C)