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UT Libraries Diversity Committee Meeting Minutes February 18, 2016

Diversity Committee Meeting Minutes: February 18, 2016 at 1:00 PM, Room 150


  • Feedback on Lunch and Learn on March 24:
    • Need better communication about the role of the facilitator
    • How can we get the message out to Undergrads?
      • Thura will ask Ingrid to post flyers in dorms
      • Michelle will make the physical flyers and put at all service points in Hodges
      • An electronic copy will be sent to be distributed to other organizations
      • Allstaff Listserv
      • Supervisors- tell your SLAs
  • Feedback on Black Issues Conference:
    • Standing room only- 35 attendees
    • Vice Chancellor Hall attended and will continue to be involved
  • Project Implicit
    • The library employees approximately 150 library employees who will be the population for the project implicit training
    • It is important because we are not always aware of our implicit bias
    • The project implicit library working group will develop goals and objectives for the project

Projects for the Future:

  • Civility Speaks
  • International Festival
  • Start thinking about next big project

Next Meeting: March 17, 2016 at 1:00pm in room 150

In Attendance:

Anne Hulse
Cathy Jenkins
Keila Zayas-Ruiz
Kenya Flash
Lili’a Neville
Megan Venable
Michelle Brannen
Sarah Holt
Thura Mack

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