January 12, 2009
Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

 8:30 am           Continental Breakfast                                                                                 

9:00 am           Welcome and Introductions                                                                       

                        Mark McNamee, Senior Vice-President and Provost, Virginia Tech                        
                        Kevin McDonald, Vice-President for Equity and Inclusion, Virginia Tech

9:10 am           Status report on Office for Equity and Inclusion                                       

                        Kelly Oaks, Director, Equity Initiatives, Virginia Tech

9:25 am           Status report on AdvanceVT                                                                       

                        Mark McNamee, Senior Vice-President and Provost, Virginia Tech

9:45 am           AdvanceVT Faculty Work-Life Survey Findings

                        Elizabeth Creamer, AdvanceVT Assessment Director, Virginia Tech

11:00 am         Keynote: Building Capacity for Inclusive Excellence

                        Alma Clayton-Pedersen, Vice-President for Education and Institutional Renewal, 
                        Association of American Colleges and Universities                                                           

12:00 pm         Lunch                                                                                                          

1:00 pm           Keynote: An Introduction to Bias Literacy

                        Daryl Chubin and Ruta Sevo, 
                        AAAS Center for Advancing Science and Engineering Capacity

2:15 pm           Concurrent breakout sessions:

      • Faculty Mentoring: Perspectives from Mentors and Mentees
      • Curriculum transformation
      • Bias literacy, continued
      • Building capacity, continued
      • Staff perspectives on Diversity: Walking our Words

3:45 pm           Reception and Poster Session                                                                     

4:30 pm           Adjourn

Bias Literacy Resources

AAAS Capacity Center

Sevo, Ruta. Bias Literacy Reading Recommendations


Administrative Services Diversity Poster
AdvanceVT Statistics on Women Faculty Poster
College of Architecture and Urban Studies Diversity Poster
College of Engineering Diversity Poster
University Honors Diversity Poster
Pamplin College of Business Diversity Poster
College of Veterinary Medicine Diversity Poster
University Libraries Diversity Poster