KOF 2022 Schedule

Thursday, March 3, 2022

TimeSession
8:30 am - 8:45 amWelcome, University of Minnesota Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs Rebecca Ropers and University of Minnesota Vice President for Equity and Diversity Michael Goh
8:45 am - 9:05 am Morning Keynote: "A Family Perspective on the Need for a Diverse Faculty," President Robert Larsen, Lower Sioux Indian Community
9:05 am - 9:20 amQ & A with President Robert Larsen
9:20 am - 9:30 amBreak
9:30 am to 10:30 amSession 1: Breakout A – "Insights on Diversifying and Retaining BIPOC Faculty" with Teri Rosales, University of Michigan and Caroline Gaither, University of Minnesota; moderated by Malinda Lindquist, University of Minnesota
9:30 am to 10:30 amSession 1: Breakout B – "Voices of First-Gen Graduate Students and Faculty: Attending to Intersections of Race, Social Class, and First-Generation Status" with Rashne Jehangir, University of Minnesota; Derria Byrd, Marquette University; Kelly Collins, University of Minnesota; moderated by Karen Miksch, University of Minnesota
10:30 am to 10:40 amBreak
10:40 am to 11:30 amSession 2: Breakout A – "Challenges and Opportunities in Transforming Our Institutions: Learning Through the IChange Initiative" with Rebecca Ropers, University of Minnesota; Kathy Bieschke, Pennsylvania State University; Keisha Varma, University of Minnesota; Helen Malone, The Ohio State University; Maria Miriti, The Ohio State University; Anna Clements - Pennsylvania State University; moderated by Kris Gorman, University of Minnesota
10:40 am to 11:30 amSession 2: Breakout B – "Addressing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in BIPOC Faculty Recruitment & Retention" with Angie Fertig, University of Minnesota; Kathy Quick, University of Minnesota; Tonisha White, University of Minnesota; Taryn Mueller, University of Minnesota; Daniel Stanton, University of Minnesota; moderated by John Hoffman, Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs, University of Minnesota
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Lunch & Graduate Student Networking
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm"Translating DEI Work to Action" with Sam Museus, University of California, San Diego; Cristobal Salinas, Florida Atlantic University; and Lori Patton Davis, The Ohio State University; moderated by Vice Provost Rebecca Ropers, University of Minnesota
2:00 pm to 2:10 pm Break
2:10 pm to 3:10 pmSession 3: Breakout A – "Together towards tomorrow: Institutional transformation to build, retain, and advance a diverse faculty" with Sangeeta Lamba, Bernadette Gailliard, Enobong (Anna) Branch, Yvonne Gonzales, Rutgers University; moderated by Keisha Varma, University of Minnesota
2:10 pm to 3:10 pmSession 3: Breakout B – "A Roadmap to Diversify Your Bioengineering Department Through Strategic Hiring Practices" with Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, The University of Texas at Austin; Brendan Harley, University of Illinois; Deva Chan, Purdue University; Patrick Boyle, University of Washington; moderated by Edgar Arriga, University of Minnesota
3:10 pm to 3:20 pm Break
3:20 pm to 4:10 pm Session 4: "Can you see me now?: Narratives of Racism in an R1 Institution" with Bhaskar Upadhyay, Lesa Clarkson, and Stefanie Marshall, University of Minnesota; moderated by Amelious Whyte, University of Minnesota
4:10 pm to 4:15 pm Break
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm Keynote: "Our Racial Moment of Truth,” Isabel Wilkerson; moderated by Catherine Squires, Associate Dean of the University of Minnesota Humphrey School for Public Affairs

Friday, March 4, 2022

TimeSession
8:00 am - 8:45 amNetworking
8:45 am - 9:00 amWelcome, University of Minnesota Vice President for Equity and Diversity Michael Goh and former President of Northern New Mexico College Nancy "Rusty" Barceló
9:00 am - 10:00 amPresidents Panel – "Keeping our Faculty at the Intersection of Two Pandemics: COVID-19 and Systemic Racism" with President Ana Mari Cauce, University of Washington; President David Wilson, Morgan State University; and Chancellor Robert Jones, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, moderated by Nancy "Rusty" Barceló
10:00 am to 10:15 am Break
10:15 am to 11:45 amSession 5: Breakout A – "Advancing University Partnerships with First Nations and Indigenous Communities" with Andrew Furco, University of Minnesota; David Chang, University of Minnesota; Linda Frizzell, University of Minnesota, moderated by Heidi Barajas, University of Minnesota
10:15 am to 11:45 amSession 5: Breakout B – "Moving Faculty Diversity Work Forward on Multiple Levels" with Stephanie Gandy; David Odde; Brenda Ogle; Gabrielle Horsford; Orla Gotthelf; and Edgar Arriaga, University of Minnesota; moderated by Charisse Pickron, University of Minnesota
12:00 pm to 1:10 pmLunch & Networking
1:10 pm to 1:35 pmKeynote: Karen Diver, Senior Advisor to the President for Native American Affairs, University of Minnesota
1:35 pm to 1:50 pmQ & A with Karen Diver, Senior Advisor to the President for Native American Affairs, University of Minnesota; moderated by Tadd Johnson, Senior Director of American Indian Tribal Nations Relations, University of Minnesota
1:50 pm to 2:00 pm Break
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Session 7: Breakout A – "Mentoring BIPOC Faculty - Challenges and Successes" with Stephanie Sisco, University of Minnesota; Neela Nandyal, University of Minnesota; Eugene Manley, Lung Cancer Research Foundation, New York; moderated by Virajita Singh, University of Minnesota
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Session 7: Breakout B – "Breaking the Invisible and Visible Strongholds Over Mid-Career Women Faculty in Medical Sciences: Implications for Retention and Career" with Kait Macheledt, Jerica Berge, Rahel Ghebre, Rebekah Pratt, University of Minnesota; moderated by Eunice M. Areba, University of Minnesota
3:00 pm to 3:10 pm Break
3:10 pm to 4:00 pmSession 8: Breakout A – "Designing an Anti-Racist Learning Community" with Christina Gallup, Anne Hinderliter, James Rock, Jennifer Moore, University of Minnesota Duluth; moderated by Nicole Chamberlin, University of Minnesota
3:10 pm to 4:00 pmSession 8: Breakout B – “‘Finding sisterhood in a faraway land’: Social support system critical to wellbeing of women faculty of color” with Olihe Okoro, Ariri Onchwari, Insoon Han, Susana Woodward, University of Minnesota Duluth; moderated by Terresa Moses, University of Minnesota
4:00 pm to 4:05 pmBreak
4:05 pm to 4:45 pmClosing Remarks - A Call to Action for Keeping Our Faculty, Robert Sellers, Vice Provost for Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, University of Michigan; moderated by Nisha Botchwey, Dean of the Humphrey School for Public Affairs, University of Minnesota Twin Cities