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Diversity Committee

UT Libraries Diversity Committee Meeting Minutes January 27, 2011

Diversity committee

Lib diversity plan
1. To engage dept heads in exploring ways to create a culture of respect and promoting a culture of respect.
2. Offer diversity awareness opportunities foe all employees
3. Survey to identify where we are as an organization in terms of assessment.

how to offer training for department leaders? A discussion starting with Lukal- care program. Then follow up with a panel of OED and other campus leaders.
Ask people to think about what it means to walk into a room and be different. Focus on the self and roots.
racist America book by Texas professor.
Intellectual aspect.
HR 128. Ageism
Panel discussion.
Zero tolerance. Know the rules.
Connect to annual reviews. Performance review.
Civility. Digital signs. Respectfulness. have Cathy make a sign to show linda.

What is civility to you? (can we sponsor a commons activity?).

April 15 international festival
50th anniversary celebration
March on Feb 1 st. Tuesday? time?

Lori and Thura doing a poster on learning beyond the classroom.

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