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First Tuesday Roundtables

Purpose and organization:

The First Tuesday Roundtables are a monthly forum in which academic department heads come together to discuss matters of common interest and concern. The format is meant to be casual. These sessions are for us to share ideas and experiences with our colleagues. They are not seminars or lectures.

Who is in charge of setting the agenda:

Provost Mason is the host for the program. Brian Niehoff brings suggestions for agenda items forward from a group of department heads and deans, then the Provost approves the final agenda for each session.  You are encouraged to make suggestions about program topics to Brian Niehoff.

Contact Brian Niehoff (2-4797 or niehoff@ksu.edu) if you have a subject you would like to have discussed.

When and where:

All sessions will be from 8:00 - 9:15 a.m. in the rooms listed below.

An emailed announcement will be sent out a week prior to the event as a reminder.

Schedule for Academic Year 2017

September 5

Update on Clery Act Compliance

(Sarah Barrett, Clery Act Coordinator)

Update on Affirmative Action plan

(Scott Jones, Acting Director of the Office of Institutional Equity)

Alumni Center Ballroom, A & D
October 3
Update on Human Capital Services

(Jay Stephens, Vice President for Human Capital Services)

Tracking of Internships

(Kerri Keller, Director of Career and Employment Services)

Update on Teaching Evaluations

(Brian Niehoff, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness, and Jana Fallin, Director of the Teaching and Learning Center)

Alumni Center Ballroom, A & D

November 7

Freedom of Speech on Campus

(Cheryl Strecker, Office of General Counsel)

Alumni Center Ballroom, A & D

December 5

Engagement Benchmarking Tool 2017-18 (.pdf)

(David Procter, Director of the Center for Engagement and Community Development)

Update on Research and SRO Distribution (.pdf)

(Peter Dorhout, Vice President for Research)

Proposal for Higher Learning Commission Quality Initiative  (.pdf)

(Brian Niehoff, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness)

K-State Union Main Ballroom

February 6

Update on Global Food Systems initiative

(Maureen Olewnik, Project Consultant)

Update on One Family Initiative Community Dialogues

(Aliah Mestrovich Seay, Project Coordinator, and Dr. Be Stoney, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction)

Update on K-State Food Pantry

(Dr. Sarah Barrett, Clery Act Coordinator)

Alumni Center Ballroom, A & D

March 6

Diversity Issues on Campus

(Dr. Michelle Camacho & Dr. Susan Lord, invited speakers by KAWSE office

K-State Union Main Ballroom

April 3

Update from the President

(Richard Myers, President)  

Legislative Update

(Sue Peterson, Director of Government Relations)

K-State Union Main Ballroom

May 1

Alumni Center Ballroom, A & D