Meeting Agendas

Educational Equity and Campus Environment


October 23, 2018 Agenda

    1. Welcome (5 min.).
    2. Review of the Agenda (3 min.).
    3. Old Business:
      1. Priority A2: Look into the possibility of commissioning or soliciting role plays for addressing climate questions on campus (w Student Life). Guests: Dr. Ann Clements, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Chair for Music Education, and Dr. Sonia DeLuca Fernández, Associate Vice Provost for Educational Equity. (30 min.).
    4. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (9/18/2018). (3 min.).
    5. Announcements from the Chair
      1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting (3 min.)
    6. Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity. (15 min.)
    7. New Business:
      1. Priority A5: Equity-focused Review of the Academic Integrity Task Force’s Final Report and Recommendations. (30 min.).
    8. Other Old Business:
      1. Special Committee on Tenure and Equity (Progress Update from Cynthia Young). (7 min.).
      2. A1 – “One-Link” Syllabus for Required University Information (Progress Updates from Carmen, Diego, and Borja). (10 min.).
      3. A-4 Report Out from Educational Equity Report Subcommittee (Progress Update from subcommittee chair, Kimberly Blockett). (7 min.)
      4. A-3 Report Out from Subcommittee for Learning Support (Progress Update from subcommittee chair, Derek Fox). (7 min.).
    9. Adjournment.

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September 18,  2018 Agenda

        1. Welcome: Introductions.
        2. Review of the Agenda
        3. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (4/24/2018).
        4. Announcements from the Chair
          1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting.
          2. Review of Committee Priority Form
            • Review priorities and anticipated delivery dates.
            • Consider other items/issues to take up.
            • Division of Assigned Items into Subcommittees.
        5. Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity.
        6. New Business:
          1. Priority A1: Address the question of the “one-link” syllabus for required University information with Undergraduate Education.
          2. Priority A2: Look into the possibility of commissioning or soliciting role plays for addressing climate questions on campus (w Student Life).
          3. Priority A4: Consider expanding the educational equity report that was presented at the last Senate meeting and include more indicators in order to have a better understanding of academic component of educational equity across Penn State.
        7. Adjournment.

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April 24, 2018 Agenda

          1. Review of the Agenda
          2. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (3/13/18)
          3. Announcements from the Chair
            1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting
            2. Tenure and Equity Committee (Cynthia)
          4. Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity
          5. Old Business
            1. Review of information reports for April meeting
          6. New Business- None
          7. Adjournment

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March 13, 2018 Agenda

          1. Review of the Agenda
          2. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (1/23/18
          3. Announcements from the Chair
            1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting
            2. Tenure and Equity Committee (Cynthia)
          4. Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity
            1. Updates from AVP for Education Equity (Dr. Sonia Deluca Fernandez)
          5. Old Business
            1. Review of information reports for April meeting
            2. World In Conversations
            3. Resources available to faculty helping with student that require mental health support.
          6. New Business
            1. Late fees assessed to undergraduate students informational report – ARSSA & EECE
          7. Adjournment

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January 23, 2018 Agenda

            1. Review of the Agenda
            2. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (12/05/17)
            3. Announcements from the Chair
              1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting
              2. Review of Committee Priority Form
              3. Tenure and Equity Committee
            4. Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity
            5. Old Business
              1. “All In” Video informational report.
              2. World In Conversations
              3. Resources available to faculty helping with student that require mental health support.
            6. New Business
              1. Priority A2: Resources available to faculty helping with student that require mental health support.
              2. Mid-Year Report
            7. Adjournment

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December 5, 2017 Agenda

                1. Review of the Agenda
                2. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (10/17/17)
                3. Announcements from the Chair
                  1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting
                  2. Review of Committee Priority Form
                  3. Tenure and Equity Committee
                  4. AD02A Supplemental Policy for Speeches, Rallies, and Demonstrations
                4. Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity
                5. Old Business
                  1. “All In” Video informational report.
                6. New Business
                  1. Priority B2: How to make the World In Conversations widely available to incoming students
                  2. Priority A2: Resources available to faculty helping with student that require mental health support.
                  3. AD02A Supplemental Policy for Speeches, Rallies, and Demonstrations
                7. Adjournment

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October 17, 2017 Agenda

                    1. Review of the Agenda
                    2. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (9/12/17)
                    3. Announcements from the Chair
                      1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting
                      2. Report from the Alumni Council Executive Board Meeting
                      3. Review of Committee Priority Form
                    4.  Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity
                    5. Old Business
                      1. “All In” Video informational or legislative report.
                    6. New Business
                      1. Priority B2: How to make the World in In Conversations widely available to incoming students
                      2. Priority A2: Resources available to faculty helping with student that require mental health support.
                    7. Adjournment

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September 12, 2017 Agenda

                  1. Review of the Agenda
                  2. Approval of Previous Meeting’s Minutes (4/25/17)
                  3. Announcements from the Chair
                    1. Report from Officers and Chairs’ Meeting b. Review of Committee Priority Form
                    2. Comments from Vice Provost for Educational Equity
                  4. Old Business
                  5. New Business
                  6. Adjournment
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