Sunday, May 18, 2014

“Diversity’s Promise for Excellence in a Pluralistic Society: The Public University and the Common Good” - talk at UC Davis

Speaker: Daryl Smith, Senior Research Fellow and Professor Emerita of Education and Psychology at the Claremont Graduate University.

Panelists:

Kevin Johnson, Dean of UC Davis School of Law, Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest law & Chicana/o Studies;

Maureen Stanton, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Evolution and Ecology, UC Davis.

(This topic includes discussing the faculty recruitment and evaluations processes.
Also pay attention to the audience, who attends, participates, how/why. Important undergrad question about the faculty comes up in the Q & A as well. Undergraduate student also mentions that other students groups would like to know that the subject matter of this talk is even being addressed- but how can students let other students know about these events/talks in advance? This talk and panel discussion centers around the faculty experience at UC and implications for instruction, student learning - very important.)

from May 7, 2014,

more background materials for this talk here at this link

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