Advancing Diversity Workshop 2019

DiversitySummit

Advancing Diversity Workshop
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Latham Ballroom Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

Dr.JeanZu-StevensCollege
Dr. Jean Zu. Credit: Stevens Institue of Technology

Keynote:
Inclusive Excellence: Advancing Diversity in the Academy
Dr. Jean Zu, (click here for more info) Dean of the Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering & Science Stevens Institute of Technology

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Program Schedule 

Time

 Program

08:30 am    

Recognition of Diversity Development Certificate Recipients

9:00 am

Inclusive Excellence: Advancing Diversity in the Academy, Dr. Jean Zu
Respondents: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Inclusive Excellence grantees
Jeannine Eddleton, Senior Instructor of Chemistry
Deborah Good, Associate Professor of Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise
Sarah Karpanty, Associate Professor of Fish and Wildlife Conservation

10:30 am

Poster exhibit and networking

11:00 am

White Men as Full Diversity Partners: A reflection followed by table discussions.
With David Cox, Professor and Head, Chemical Engineering
Sam Easterling, Montague-Betts Professor and Head, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jack Lesko, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Engineering
Luke Lester, College of Engineering, Professor and Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering