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Joint Provost/Academic Senate Retreat – 2017

Making Progress on Climate, Safety and Wellness – February 17-18, 2017
Venue:  Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Downtown, LA

Friday, February 17, 2017

Welcome & Introductions

  • 3:00-3:15 Welcome by Academic Senate President Paula Cannon
  • 3:15-3:45 Update and Q&A with Provost Michael Quick

Session 1: Progress on diversity and inclusiveness initiatives (3:45-5:30pm)
Chair: Renee Smith-Maddox, Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

  • 3:45-5:00 Panel presentations
  • 5:00-5:30 Audience discussion with panel

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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Session 2: First Year Student Learning and Wellness (8:00-10:15am)
Chair: Tracy Poon Tambascia, Rossier School of Education

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Session 3: Campus Safety – Faculty Training and Resources (Avalon) (10:30-12:30)
Chair: Raphael Bostic, Sol Price School of Public Policy

  • 10:30-11:45 Panel presentations
    • Campus safety update, David Carlisle, Assistant Chief Dept. Public Safety
    • FEEC Recommendations and DHS Security Assessment Program, Frank Quiambao, Price
    • Faculty training to recognize students in crisis, Ilene Rosenstein, Director, Student Counseling Services
    • Update on a faculty App, Paula Cannon, Academic Senate President
  • 11:45-12:30 Audience discussion with panel

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