Diversity panel, AD remarks top Faculty Senate agenda
Athletic director John McCutcheon is scheduled to address the Faculty Senate and answer questions on Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in 227 Herter Hall.
The meeting will also include a panel discussion, “Reclaiming and Maintaining Excellence in a Changing World: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Amherst,” with faculty and administrators outlining key ideas about the work to recruit and retain a gender-balanced and diverse faculty. Panelists will be Psychology professor Nilanjana Dasgupta,chief diversity officer Débora D. Ferreira, Mzamo Mangaliso, associate professor of Management and co-chair of the Faculty Senate’s Status of Diversity Council, Joel W. Martin, vice provost for academic personnel and dean of the faculty, and Amilcar Shabazz, professor of Afro-American Studies.
The senate will also consider proposed revisions to the BBA degree in the Isenberg School of Management and the undergraduate degree requirements in Kinesiology as well as proposed new undergraduate and graduate courses.