Our students requested there be some training geared towards educating faculty and staff members on language, theory, and experiences around diversity. We agree! Especially when is comes to a classroom space—it is important for students to feel welcomed and understood by their faculty and staff community. To jumpstart this training, a campus committee is working together in developing a comprehensive diversity education program.
The Office for Inclusive Excellence expanded their Faculty Intercultural Development offerings to include workshops/consultations such as “Anti-racism in Higher Ed,” “Exploring Inclusivity in the Classroom,” and “Developing an Inclusive Syllabus”.
The Office for Faculty in Academic Affairs hired an Assistant Vice President for Faculty Equity & Diversity. A significant part of this position’s portfolio focuses on faculty education, support, and training.
The Office for Faculty’s Faculty & Administrator Support & Training (F.A.S.T.) Program delivers a variety of workshops, seminars, series, and one-on-one meetings that include diversity education for faculty.