Diverse speakers, activities, and writers that is accessible to the student body
Task Force Recommendation: Create an Inclusive Classroom
Task Force Project: Diversify the classroom experience by bringing in diverse speakers, activities, and books/writers while ensuring that material is accessible to the student body at large.
Champion: Yojanna Cuenca-Carlino, Angell Howard
Implementation Team Actions
- The Professional Development Task Force initiated the Framework for Inclusive Teaching Excellence (FITE), which offers guidance for faculty professional development that includes diversity, equity, and inclusion across learning environments. The task force developed FITE after a year of research that included analyzing responses from more than 1,000 students and over 35 percent of Illinois State faculty.
- The 2019-2020 academic year at Illinois State was filled with initiatives, events, achievements, and scholarship that engage and reflect the University’s core value of Diversity and Inclusion . Read about the year in review.
- The Growth Change Team will continue to work with colleges and units to develop professional development for faculty with a lens toward diversity, equity, and inclusion in the classroom.
- Colleges and units are developing professional development plans for faculty to help infuse DEI into the classroom.