Community Workshop: Envisioning Effective Equity Training at Mudd

September 7, 2017 Add to Calendar

All day event.


Shanahan Center, Shan 3481
320 E. Foothill Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711


Erika Dyson


This summer, an FEC (faculty executive committee) subcommittee on diversity, inclusion and equity, consisting of Nancy Lape and Erika Dyson, worked on various plans and projects aimed at addressing needs that our community members identified last spring, particularly related to diversity training, bias incident reporting, inclusive teaching pedagogy, equitable hiring practices, among others.*

Before the semester becomes too busy, we wanted to make sure to follow up on the suggestion made by several students last semester that we solicit input on what a potential diversity and equity training on our campus should include.

To this end, we are holding a community workshop on envisioning effective equity training at Mudd on Thursday, Sept. 7, from Noon to 1 p.m. in Shanahan 3481. This workshop is open to faculty, staff, and current students. We are currently considering methods for soliciting input from interested alumni and trustees, but do not yet have those mechanisms worked out.

RSVP for this event here; there are 60 first-come first-served spots available.

We will spend the hour working together to create a list of ideas that will be shared with the community on the Inclusive Excellence page of the HMC website. We envision this working meeting as the first step toward designing equity training that works for Mudd.

Food will be provided (including vegan and gluten-free options).

*Profs. Lape and Dyson will report out on what they have learned in general about these issues over the summer, and what they are hoping to plan, on the Inclusive Excellence page of the HMC website.