Nov. 19, 2018
Across the country, institutions of higher education are responding to proposed changes in the federal definition of gender under Title IX. If implemented, gender would be defined as male or female, unchangeable, and determined by an individual’s sex assigned at birth. This would effectively remove the identities of transgender and gender non-conforming people.
Tuesday, December 4, 3:00-4:30 p.m., 125 Nolte Center for Continuing Education
The University of Minnesota campus is often described as Dakota homeland, and the practice of acknowledging the indigenous peoples of the places where we stand is becoming more common. What if this is not just Dakota homeland, but is land that still rightfully -- and legally -- belongs to the Dakota people? What action does that acknowledgement require?
Presentation proposals for the Focusing on Student Success Conference are due on Nov. 30. The conference takes place Feb. 13, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Coffman Union. Registration opens Dec. 3.
More about the conference:
FOCUSING ON STUDENT SUCCESS: A Twin Cities conference for faculty, staff, and administrators
Brought to you by the Office of Undergraduate Education.
Dear University Members,
Submit A Public Comment To Share What You Think About the Proposed Immigration Changes
Dear friends and colleagues,
With the 2018 elections behind us, it is essential that we continue to band together to support the immigrants in our communities. Over the past two years, there has been increased scrutiny of immigrants and a near-constant conversation nationally about our immigration laws and system. This will surely continue, even after the results of the midterm elections have settled.