Status

The tasks for these demands are in progress; for more information, please email communityequity [at] emerson.edu.

Overview

The demands surrounding faculty development are as follows:

Demand 1

Administration provides incentives for faculty including, but not limited to, stipend, department budget increase, to participants.

Point Person(s)

Michaele Whelan with deans and department chairs, in consultation with Paul Dworkis

Specific Actions

Continue existing incentives. Propose a second-level of training to be discussed and affirmed at Faculty Assembly.

Dates/Timeframe Updates

Spring semester at Faculty Assembly.


Demand 2

Materials from faculty bias training be available to students.

Point Person(s)

Michaele Whelan with deans and department chairs, in consultation with Paul Dworkis

Specific Actions

Tuesda Roberts will discuss learning goals and areas covered for the three levels of training with students. Learning goals of the three training sessions can be posted on the website.

Dates/Timeframe Updates

Spring 2021 semester.


Demand 3

Faculty Assembly approve a second-level cultural competency training run by Tuesda Roberts.

Point Person(s) 

Heather May, Russell Newman, and Barry Marshall

Specific Actions

Discussion at February Faculty Assembly meeting.

Dates/Timeframe Updates

Discussed at February 23 Faculty Assembly. Vote passes to continue conversation with Dr. Tuesda Roberts and Samantha Ivery.


Demand 4

One Faculty Assembly meeting per semester be dedicated to bias training.

Point Person(s) 

Heather May

Specific Actions

To be reviewed by Faculty Assembly.

Dates/Timeframe Updates

To be determined.