Elephant in the Room Workshop: Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education

Posted on 2/13/2019 4:37:16 PM

All members of the IUP and Indiana communities are encouraged to join us for the fifth in a series of events for “The Elephant in the Room: Conversation and Action for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Classroom and Beyond.” This year-long series of workshops is designed to be a part of the IUP community’s ongoing commitment to conversations and positive action about diversity and inclusion.

Joe Bandy of Vanderbilt University is giving a keynote titled “Advancing Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education”. The presentation will be held from 3:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in room 114 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building. Completion of four events earns a Certificate of Training in Diversity and Inclusion.

Women’s and Gender Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are pleased to announce that there is still one more workshop for this academic year. 

The next workshop is “Verbal Conflict Management” on March 22 at 3:30 p.m. in room 114 of the HSS building.

Completion of four events over the course of the year will earn the participant a Certificate of Training in Diversity and Inclusion.

Co-sponsors include Liberal Studies, the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, the President’s Commission on the Status of Womenthe President’s Commission on GLBT, the Office of International Education, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Office of Social Equity, the Department of History, the Department of Theater and Dance, the PhD in Composition and Applied Linguistics, the Department of English, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Religious Studies, the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Psychology, and the IUP Free Speech Project.