Educational Equity and Campus Environment Priority Form

Senate Committee Priority Form
2018-2019

COMMITTEE NAME: Educational Equity and Campus Environment
CHAIR: Borja Gutierrez
VICE CHAIR: Alicia Decker

A. HIGH PRIORITY

A1) Address the question of the “one-link” syllabus for required University information (w UE)
Report type:Legislative Report Amending 43-00
Anticipated delivery: Committee Discussion and Consultation with UE on September 18. Legislative Report could be delivered on January 29 (pending data collection).

A2) Look into the possibility of commissioning or soliciting role plays for addressing climate questions on campus (w Student Life).
Report type: Informational
Anticipated delivery: Committee Discussion on September 18. Discussion with NSO and Educational Equity Invitees on October 23. Anticipated Report on December 4

A3) . Draft an informational report on equity for learning support for the Commonwealth Campuses as compared to University Park.
Report type:  Informational
Anticipated delivery:  Initial discussion on December 4 Anticipated Report on April 23.

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.
Report type:  Informational
Anticipated delivery:  Initial discussion on September 18. Anticipated Report on March 12.

A5) Conduct an equity-focused review of the Academic Integrity Task Force’s Final Report and Recommendations.
Report type:  TBD-Urgent Feedback Requested
Anticipated delivery:  Discussion on October 23.

B. OTHER
None

C. MANDATED AND TRADITIONAL REPORTS
C1) The Committee shall report to the Senate at least annually

LIAISON WITH OTHER SENATE, ADMINISTRATIVE, SPECIAL OR JOINT COMMITTEES
None

SUBCOMMITTEES
Equity for Learning Support , Derek Fox (chair), with Chris Giebink, Ninive Robles-Flores, and Dajiang Liu, and Carmen Vanderhoof. Assigned Items from above:  A3

Educational Equity Report, Kimberly Blockett (chair), with Mathias Hanses, Diandra Prescod, and Diego Santos, Assigned Items from above: A4