Professors' Circle Fall 2021: What Do We Mean by “Minority Serving Institution?
Grab your favorite morning beverage and pastry, and join us for this three-part monthly engagement series that will focus on what it means to be a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) for UNLV faculty and staff.
Assistant Professor Blanca Ricon, Educational Psychology and Higher Education
Professor Doris Watson, Educational Psychology and Higher Education
September 1: Minority Serving-Institutions: A Primer for Faculty (On Zoom)
- Topics covered: History of MSI designations; What we know about MSIs to date; Focus on faculty-specific literature base
October 6: How do I Enact “Servingness” as a Faculty Member? (On Zoom)
Topics covered: Theoretical perspectives on enacting “servingness”; MSI as an organizational identity; Learning from the original MSIs: HBCUs and TCUs; Collective envisioning of what it means to enact "servingness" at UNLV.
November 3: Moving Towards Serving: A Look at UNLV Faculty Initiatives (SU Zoom)
Topics covered: Faculty-related initiatives towards servingness; Search Advocates Program; Grow your own leadership program; and CRRT Fellows Program.
Attending all three sessions is encouraged, but not necessary.
Register online to receive the link to the Professors' Circle Fall 2021 series.