Professional Development

Spring 2017 Offerings

The Professional Development Committee is excited to offer a variety of programs this semester for Division of Student Affairs staff. The Division hosted a retreat on Friday, January 27th at the Indiana Historical Society. The committee is currently planning a book series and miniseries on change management. More information on these opportunities will be shared here when they are available.

The Division has also launched a multicultural competence series which will include one educational session each month. These sessions are required of all Division staff and will be recorded for viewing by future Division staff. Sessions and speakers are listed below. Links to the video sessions will be sent via the Division listserv. If you were unable to attend a session in person, please view the video(s) and complete this form to indicate that you have viewed the video(s).

Session 1/January 30, 2017 : Power, Privilege, and Oppression with Dr. Lori Patton Davis, associate professor of higher education and student affairs, School of Education

Session 2/February 27, 2017: Difference and Discomfort with Liz Beltramini, director of content creation, Association of College Unions International

Session 3/March 16. 2017: LGBTQ+ Students with Tristan Vaught, director of the IUPUI LGBTQ+ Center

Session 4/April 17, 2017: Low SES Students with Dr. Peter Seybold, associate professor of sociology, School of Liberal Arts

Session 5/April 27, 2017: Latino/a Students with Jose Vargas-Vila, professor and director of Latino studies, School of Liberal Arts

Session 6/May 25, 2017: African American Students Eric Williams, program director for DEAP