Tentative Agenda


Thursday, November 13, 2014

8:00-8:55 am  
Check-In/Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:15 am                                      
Welcome - Dr. Mark Keenum, President of MSU

9:15-10:00 am                        
Our Differences are our Strengths: Diversity 101

10:00-10:15 am                                  
Break

10:15-10:55 am                                  
Challenges to Student Retention: Addressing Issues

11:00 am-1:00 pm                             
Luncheon - Tim Wise, Keynote Speaker


1:15-2:00 pm–Concurrent Sessions #1

Faculty Sessions:

What about me? Addressing Generational Diversity

Impact of Diversity in the STEM Field

The Next Greatest Generation…Veterans

Staff Sessions:

Bridging the Divide Between Faculty and Staff

Understanding the Dynamics of Religion in the Workplace

Mentoring a Diverse Student Population

Student Sessions:

Keeping up with the diversity news!

What does diversity mean in my student organization?

Learning to communicate with Faculty and Staff

Administrator Sessions:

Creating and Implementing a Diversity Strategic Plan for your Institution

Recruiting a diverse pool of Faculty and Staff

Accommodating the Growing International Student Population


2:10-2:55 pm–Concurrent Sessions #2

Faculty Sessions:

Bridging the Divide Between Faculty and Staff

Relationship Building between Academic and Student Affairs

Mentoring a Diverse Student Population

Staff Sessions:

The Politics of Promotion: How to Get What you Need and Stay-Ahead

What About Me? Addressing Generation Diversity

Meeting the Needs of the LGBTQ Community

Student Sessions:

First in my family to go to college: Please help!

Building an Interfaith Community on your Campus

I don’t believe in diversity!

Administrator Sessions:

Bridging the Gap between Two Year and Four Year Institutions

Strengthening Collaboration between HBCU’s and PWI’s

The Next Greatest Generation…Veterans


3:05-3:50 pm–Concurrent Sessions #3

Faculty Sessions:

What about me? Addressing Generational Diversity

Mentoring a Diverse Student Population

The Politics of Promotion: How to Get What you Need and Stay-Ahead

Staff Sessions:

The Next Greatest Generation…Veterans

The Politics of Promotion: How to Get What you Need and Stay-Ahead

Meeting the Needs of the LGBTQ Community

Student Sessions:

How to diversify your Greek lettered organizations

How to diversify your Student Association

How to succeed and graduate from your University!

Administrator Sessions:

Numerical Diversity vs. Representational Inclusion

Accommodating Students with Disabilities: An Institutional Responsibility

Creating and Implementing a Diversity Strategic Plan for your Institution


4:00-4:15 pm                                     
Wrap-Up Session/Instruction

4:30-5:15 pm                                     
Campus Tours (optional)

5:30 pm                                              
Evening Mixers

Friday, November 14, 2014

8:30-8:50 am                                      
Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:45 am                                      
Diversity & Inclusion as a Revenue Growth Strategy: Developing a Diversity Initiatives

10:00-10:45 am                                  
Summative Panel

11:00-12:30 pm                                 
Luncheon Speaker

12:30-1:00 pm                                   
Closing Remarks/Evaluations

 

 
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