Faculty Affairs Symposium 2017 | January 12

The Faculty Affairs Symposium is designed to allow faculty affairs colleagues from across the university to explore topics related to diversity and inclusion and supporting instructional/clinical faculty. 

Symposium attendees will be joined by over twenty faculty members, administrators, and university leaders who will share their personal experiences and unique approaches for success on these topics through informative presentations and breakout sessions throughout the day.

The Faculty Affairs Symposium will feature several group presentations, panels, and speakers from across the university:

  • Jabbar R. Bennett, Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Northwestern University
  • Alecia Wartowski, Interim Director, Women's Center 
  • Jennifer Hobb, Assistant Dean, Graduate and Postdoctoral Training and Development, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, The Graduate School
  • Beth McDonald, Director, Administration, School of Education and Social Policy 
  • Nickolas Seamons, Associate Director, International Office 
  • Lucy Rinehart, Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Faculty, Associate Professor of English, DePaul University 
  • Simone Ispa-Landa, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, School of Education and Social Policy, and fellow with the Institute for Policy Research
  • Gregory Phillips II, Research Assistant Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Director, Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) Program, Institute for Gender and Sexual Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH)
  • Soo La Kim, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, School of Professional Studies
  • Luke Galvin, Director of Graduate Programs, School of Professional Studies 
  • Daniel Linzer, Provost, Northwestern University