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December 2019

Faculty Recruitment Workshop (Registration Full)

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:50 pm
Palmer Commons, Great Lakes Central, 100 Washtenaw Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2218 United States

The Committee on Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) offers Faculty Recruitment Workshops for faculty members with an important role in faculty recruitment efforts. These workshops are designed to provide them both with background information and concrete advice about practices that make searches more successful in producing diverse candidate pools and hiring the candidates you want to attract. Workshops are scheduled for the fall term. These workshops are open to all faculty. This date has…

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Great Expectations: Mentoring Graduate Students

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Weiser Hall, Room 1010 (Event Space), 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042 United States

This explores common tensions that can arise between advisors and their advisees. The sketch depicts two different mentoring relationships, allowing a comparison of the strengths and weaknesses of each approach. It also raises questions about the ways in which problems that emerge within a mentoring dyad might affect departmental climate more generally. Host: Fiona Lee, LSA Associate Dean for DEI and Professional Development Presented by the CRLT Players Co-sponsored by the ADVANCE Program and the College of Literature, Science, and…

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Faculty Recruitment Workshop (final Faculty Recruitment Workshop of AY19-20)

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:20 pm
Rackham, Assembly Hall, 915 E. Washington Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States

The Committee on Strategies and Tactics for Recruiting to Improve Diversity and Excellence (STRIDE) offers Faculty Recruitment Workshops for faculty members with an important role in faculty recruitment efforts. These workshops are designed to provide them both with background information and concrete advice about practices that make searches more successful in producing diverse candidate pools and hiring the candidates you want to attract. Workshops are scheduled for the fall term. These workshops are open to all faculty. Please Register here:…

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January 2020

Disrespect and Disruption in the Classroom: Strategies for Prevention and Response

January 31, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Michigan League, Koessler Room, 911 N. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1265 United States

Students interrupting faculty presentations, challenging instructor expertise, disrupting other students' learning during class: many faculty have experienced a rise in such behavior in recent years, and research shows that the burdens of navigating such challenges fall disproportionately on faculty of color and white women faculty. What do you experience as disrespectful, and how does this connect to your social positionalities? What practices could work best for you in preventing and responding to disrespect and disruption? In this interactive session, participants…

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February 2020

It’s In the Syllabus and Other First Generation College Student Experiences

February 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Weiser Hall, Room 1010 (Event Space), 500 Church Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1042 United States

An immersive, playfully disorienting encounter, this workshop offers participants a complex view of a heterogenous identity group: students who are the first generation in their family to attend college. By witnessing several intersecting narratives about challenges that individual students have experienced, participants confront stereotypes about who first generation college students (FGCS) are and what they bring to the classroom. Through facilitated activities and discussion, instructors strategize about ways to make their classrooms more inclusive and foster belonging for FGCS. The…

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