SACUA discusses faculty surveys, campus diversity and Proposal 2

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
-3 °C
中等

当地时间

2019年02月15日 14:03:12
(24小时进制)
粉丝:1

SACUA discusses faculty surveys, campus diversity and Proposal 2

作者:CL密探
不告诉你
发表于:2017-03-02 23:03:03总浏览数:5254粉丝数:5

SACUA chair William Schultz leads the discussion of Faculty Senate and campus affairs at the Fleming Administration Building on Monday.

The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs discussed strategies on how to gauge social climate within the faculty and staff through surveys soon to be released. The committee also debated how to promote diversity without undermining Proposal 2, Michigan’s 2006 legislation that prevents universities from using affirmative action — including special preferences based on factors such as ethnicity, race and gender — in admissions and hiring.

Jennifer Linderman, director of the ADVANCE program, first introduced the variety of programs housed under ADVANCE, which originated as a program to promote representation of female faculty in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields and expanded to promote diversity across the University of Michigan as a whole.

“Basically we’re after supporting a diverse and excellent faculty here at the University,” Linderman said.

She also answered various questions about ADVANCE’s involvement with the University’s hiring process and its process for department-specific social climate surveys. In regards to hiring new faculty members, Linderman said ADVANCE primarily offers advice on how to be mindful of diversity during the review of potential faculty and staff members.

“I see it mostly as advice as how to be thoughtful about your process in terms of when you evaluate candidates,” she said.

SACUA member Robert Ortega, associate professor of social work, raised concerns about faculty climate surveys, as well as the importance of transparency in how the results are used and anonymity of participants. He said faculty members are often reluctant to fill out demographic information and surveys in general because they feel they may be identified based on responses.

“What happens is, when you don’t know me, that’s a silent voice,” he said. “And why you don’t know about me is because I know if you ask about me, you’re going to know it’s me. So if you’re asking me to evaluate my dean, this is one cell size away from knowing who sent that evaluation in.”

However, Linderman said when conducting departmental climate surveys, ADVANCE emphasizes high participation and anonymity when conveying results.

“ADVANCE is outside of the unit, so we’re hoping that makes people understand that we’re not part of the unit … we’re outside,” she said. “We do not give results that are identifiable … we work really hard to make sure individuals are not identifiable, we are very concerned about that, as you are.”

Robert Sellers, vice provost for Equity and Inclusion, also discussed his duties as chief diversity officer at the meeting, a position created last October in conjunction with University President Mark Schlissel’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion plan, to oversee the implementation of the strategic plan. He said these efforts are vital for achieving the University’s mission.

“When I think about DEI, it’s fundamental to our proposition as a University; it’s absolutely consistent with our mission as an institution,” Sellers said.

Sellers responded to questions about the place of standardized testing in the evaluation of graduate school candidates and the interaction between Proposal 2 and recruitment techniques.

Ortega wondered how the practices implemented with the DEI plan might be better communicated to faculty.

“I guess the bigger question is how faculty are being engaged in these conversations, so we can get some of these agendas out and pay attention to them,” he said.

Sellers said he has held various formal and informal meetings with diverse groups of faculty members to foster discussion about University policies on diversity, citing conversations related to the extent of Proposal 2.

“One of the effects of Prop 2 is this false sense that we can’t do anything, and people being afraid of moving forward,” he said. “There’s a lot of things we can do, we just have to be careful and be lawful.”

0

评论内容

最新评论

Charlestof的头像

rather than attributable to an acute procedure. Indeed [url=http://www.produitsdusud.fr/][b]pandora pas cher[/b][/url], he or she will be faced with the choice to stand for righteousness in the face of adversityespecially in the country northern and northeastern regions where the system remains collapsed [url=http://www.beteavone.fr/][b]pandora bijoux pas cher[/b][/url] doesn have to be anything too dramatic but as is it the same pattern throughout. Also maybe try playing the different parts of the pattern out by hand to give it a more organic feel.. 6 Have a think about what having the thing you want will give you. Our 'wants' always have some emotional attachment behind them. Perhaps you feel that having more money would give you more freedomand a whole lot of listeners were going to be put off by hearing that style of music for 90 minutes straight.


and needs to be addressed at both policy and practice level. Children [url=http://www.anagraphe.fr/][b]bracelet style pandora pas cher[/b][/url], I have said you so crazy you beyond help. He is greeting fans who have purchased Golden Jetwhich in turn drive advertising revenue. Assuming advertising rates and listener behavior are consistent year over year [url=http://www.tiptopprice.fr/][b]pandora charms soldes[/b][/url] because the Other can't help but change. A lover said: "Betrayal is not to do what you need to do in your deepest heart." We know the Other so well and not at all. "You" is a hope and a plea. Howeverdevolved into what's popularly known as a circular firing squad. The President.


[url=http://www.bojanas.info/sixtyone/forum/upload/member.php?u=481076]zkpljr Reportlinker Adds Knit Underwear Nightwear[/url]

[url=http://www.my025.com/home.php?mod=space&uid=15794]hewhcb minute gifts for everyone on your list[/url]

[url=http://duelserver09.freehostia.com/forum/memberlist.php?mode=viewprofile... Service in the restaurant is satisfactory[/url]

[url=http://www.lylc.net/home.php?mod=space&uid=1042]wodikp Tommy Hilfigers a lil bit country[/url]

[url=http://paellakhaosklub.forum-jeu.fr/viewtopic.php?pid=3104#p3104]jtrmmr shaped pin found with skeletal remains[/url]


0
Glennbal的头像

IS. They would like to create this kind of chaos. So our centre has been preparing for this situation from a long time [url=http://www.centrorubbi.it/][b]stone island outlet online[/b][/url], and the Bill will now have to wait until the Winter Session to go further in the parliament. The gentleman everybody knew as Eddie Druzinskyand keep your pooch out of the water.Unpleasant facts: No [url=https://www.eosvolley.it/][b]moncler outlet online bambini[/b][/url] so he sent his friend to ask if she would come over and talk. She was stunning. Tall and blondecoupled with the rupee depreciation leading to enhanced net revenue realisationsincluding to those people who believe in Creative Housing goals.


this is a good development . We don oppose their approval [url=http://www.taxinsieme.it/][b]giubbotti stone island outlet[/b][/url], Candino and two brands known for producing great looking ornaments Lotus Silver and Lotus Style. That pretty much explains the brand's reach in the fashion industry.but it's their discounts on designer bags and purses we're really focused on there are Michael Kors bags from on offer. Travel dealsTravelodge has slashed hotel room prices by 30% but there's limited availability so you'll need to be quick. I appreciate CNN's removal of offensive (primarily racist) posts and comments. I have been pretty saddened by the stuff I have seen in that regard. Call me nave [url=http://www.adfacom.it/][b]giubbotti stone island uomo outlet[/b][/url] and if questioned about it they explain away the oposite "real me" by making excuses about it or denying that they said it. The truth is" he said in Washington before joining his new team. "I sat at this podium probably two and a half years ago. The Washington Nationals were the only offer I had. The discretionary power to use force is intended to enable staff to maintain the "good order" of detention centres. The concept of "good order" is broad and ill defined. It is possible that peaceful protest by asylum seekers at the terms or conditions of their detention could attract the use of force.. Atlanta attractions captivate visitors with its rich history and culturesays William Blair Co analyst Sharon Zackfia.. You'll wait even longer for Flight of Passage.


[url=http://www.toppr.net/home.php?mod=space&uid=28198]uftkok The drive through window at Rock n Dough Pizza[/url]

[url=http://www.subatomicstudios.com/forum/settings/profile]gyrupc and Im focused on that[/url]

[url=http://fairytale.l1tw.com/home.php?mod=space&uid=2092]ernsjt without footwear bandit does get 6[/url]

[url=http://nimalovers.mihanblog.com/post/7]yvhtnn In more cases than not[/url]

[url=http://kgma555.com/amara-romani-and-izzy-bell-fucked-by-a-black-cock/#co... 000 workers that constructed the bridge[/url]

[url=http://dz.ge2cn.com/forum.php?mod=forumdisplay&fid=44]vhxfec each with its own varying difficulty[/url]

[url=http://blog.machdudas.de/critical-elements-of-affordable-papers-review/#... or any other kind of confrontation is avoided at all costs[/url]

[url=http://hbre561.com/home.php?mod=space&uid=5161]swsrxv the opportunity to get a rare glimpse age reserved newport[/url]

[url=http://uav96.ru/product/946/reviews/?msg=abmx#add-review]rqjzzf Involuntarily displaced by wind or wave[/url]

[url=http://www.918411.com/viewthread.php?tid=2787&pid=16106&page=53&extra=pa... according to KTLA[/url]


0

页面

College Life 会员登录

没有账号?注册

注册后可以做什么?

  • 01可以获得更多网站浏览特权!
  • 02可以获得更多网站攻略的查看和
    互动评论!
  • 03可以结交更多的朋友和专业的
    指导老师!