January 11, 2010 
Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center


8:00 am     Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 am     Welcome, Introductions, and Updates

Advancing Diversity at Virginia Tech
Dr. Mark McNamee, Senior Vice-President and Provost

Office for Equity and Inclusion
Dr. Karen Eley Sanders, Interim Vice-President

10:15 am   Keynote: Creating a Climate of Success for All

Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski, III

11:30 pm   Lunch

1:00 pm     Workshops

  • Mentoring Faculty: How to Be a Successful Mentor
  • Increasing Diversity and Success in STEM Students: Lessons Learned from UMBC's Meyerhoff Program
  • Moving Towards Work/Life Balance: Practical Considerations
  • Dealing with Differences in Workplace Interactions
  • Virginia Tech's Employment Climate Survey: Early Results

2:30 pm    Networking Reception and Poster Presentations

3:30 pm    Adjourn