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The Academic Affairs Division will hold its spring meeting on Monday, March 23 at 1:00 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge. Sara Morris, PhD, will use the first half hour to provide updates from academic affairs, including recently approved and developing programs, professional development opportunities during the summer, the most recent information about the coronavirus and campus planning related to it. There will also be an opportunity for questions from the audience.

Similar to the fall meeting, we will hold a workshop for the remainder of the time that is open to all faculty and staff.  The workshop is focused on microaggressions, an area for professional development subject requested by many people on campus. There will be a reception at the end of that workshop, so we ask that you RSVP in advance.

Monday, March 23 at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. in the Grupp Fireside Lounge

Microaggressions are Not So Subtle:  The Verbal, Behavioral and Environmental Indignities!

Presenter: Isabelle Oritz, University of Buffalo, Intercultural & Diversity Center

Description: This workshop is an introduction to the concept of microaggressions and the impact it has on marginalized individuals. During this workshop participants will have the opportunity to engage in activities and dialogue around the impact behind words and behaviors, how to spot a microaggressions in everyday life and how to be an active ally for individuals of marginalized identities.

RSVP at Microaggressions  

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Submitted by: Emily McGorry, executive associate, Academic Affairs