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Inclusive Pedagogy Workshop

Inclusive Pedagogy Skillport Registration

The latest addition to the Community and Equity Certificate Program includes the new online Workshop: Inclusive Pedagogy


This online training is geared toward faculty members, staff and instructors who intend to embody inclusive values in their classrooms and beyond.  The exploration of inclusive pedagogy will focus on: asset vs. deficit based mindset, transparency in course design and delivery, the mitigation of stereotype threat, and modeling/encouraging growth mindset.  The principles to be discussed are adaptable to any discipline and can be utilized for undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses.

Workshop Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will be able to articulate and apply the principles of an asset-based mindset.
  • Participants will explore strategies for reducing stereotype threat in classrooms/meeting spaces.
  • Participants will identify strategies for increasing course transparency.
  • Participants will identify strategies for modeling and encouraging growth mindset.

Inclusive Pedagogy SkillPort Registration

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Employee Assistance Program: Leading the Human Side of Change

HRS Learning and Organizational Development is pleased to announce that we’re welcoming the Employee Assistance Program for a special offering:

Leading the Human Side of Change

We are currently experiencing a rapid transformation of the workplace. As a leader, you may find yourself struggling with how to navigate and lead your team through the challenges that can come with change. In this webinar you’ll learn about the human side of change, how change impacts you as a leader and your work group, strategies to support your team through change, and what resources are available to support both you and your employees.

Facilitator for Navigating Change and Leading Change:

Kari Uhlman is an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Counselor for Washington State and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She supports public employees and family members in identifying and resolving personal and workplace concerns and provides EAP presentations on work/life topics throughout Washington State. She has a special place in her heart for foster and adopted children as she previously specialized in working with these families. Prior to becoming a counselor, Kari was in the field of training, leadership, and organizational development for 20 years in healthcare and higher education.

Date & Time: Feb 23rd, 2022; 9:30am

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Intended Audience: leaders, which could include supervisors, managers, HR, or any other formal or informal leaders

Employee Assistance Program: Navigating Change in Challenging Times

HRS Learning and Organizational Development is pleased to announce that we’re welcoming the Employee Assistance Program for a special offering:

Navigating Change in Challenging Times

In our ever-changing world, learning how to navigate change is an essential skill—one that can be developed. In this webinar we’ll talk about the impact of change, actions you can take to navigate change based on your unique response to stress, and resources available to support you.

Date & Time: Feb 8th, 2022; 10:00am

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Intended Audience: All WSU Employees

Faculty Senate Agenda: November 4, 2021


The Faculty Senate will meet Thursday, November 4, 2021 via Zoom at 3:30 p.m. Please note that voting senators should be logged into zoom. Non-voting members and community members may view the Faculty Senate meeting through the YouTube stream.

Join Zoom Meeting

You may access the Faculty Senate YouTube Stream Link here.

If you need assistance with Zoom, please email Please request help well before the senate meeting as this support service will be busy.


Guest Presentation: Co-chair to the Task Force on Equitable Policies & Practices


  1. Call to Order.
  2. Approval of Minutes from the October 21, 2021 Meeting.
  3. Announcements
    1. Information Items.
      1. Faculty Senate Officers met with the president and provost on October 25th, 2021.
      2. (Item # 2021.11.04_125_PHSC) Minor Change Bulletin No. 4 (Exhibit 125A). – J. Mattoon
      3. (Item # 2021.11.04_126_GSC) Molecular Bio-sciences, MS, PhD Bylaw revision. (Exhibit 126A 126B). -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
    2. Reports
      1. Remarks by Faculty Senate Chair Doug Call

IV. Additions or Changes to the Agenda.

V. Agenda Items

  1. Action Items
      1. (Item # 2021.10.21_113_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 2  (Exhibits 113A 113B). – E. Lopez
      2. (Item # 2021.10.21_114_AAC) Proposal to Extend the Certificate in Core Competencies in Spanish Language and Culture to Vancouver (Exhibit 114A 114B). E. Lopez
      3. (Item # 2021.10.21_115_AAC) Proposal to Revise Rules 114c, 115c, 116c, and 117c (Exhibit 115A). – E. Lopez
      4. (Item # 2021.10.21_116_AAC) Proposal to Establish a new subcommittee for Faculty Senate under AAC (Exhibits 116A 116B). – E. Lopez
      5. (Item # 2021.10.21_118_GSC) Graduate Major Change Bulletin No. 2 (Exhibit 118A). – G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      6. (Item # 2021.10.21_119_GSC) Revision to the MA in English, Emphasis in Literary Studies (Exhibit 119A 119B). – G. Wayman / E. Nicol
  2. Discussion Items
      1. (Item # 2021.11.04_120_AAC) Undergraduate and Professional Major Change Bulletin No. 3 (Exhibits 120A 120B) -E. Lopez
      2. (Item # 2021.11.04_122_AAC) Proposal to Discontinue the BA in Interior Design, Spokane Campus (Exhibits 122A 122B) -E. Lopez
      3. (Item # 2021.11.04_123_PHSC) Professional Health Sciences Major Change Bulletin No. 1 (Exhibit 123). -J. Mattoon
      4. (Item # 2021.11.04_124_GSC) Revision of the Veterinary Sciences PhD and MS to Biomedical Sciences (Exhibit 124A 124B) -G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      5. (Item # 2021.11.04_127_GSC) Graduate Major Course Bulletin GSC approvals of KINES 596, KINES 564, and SOC 527 (Exhibit 127A 127B 127C 127D) – G. Wayman / E. Nicol
      6. (Item # 2021.11.04_128_Steering) Proposal to make the Syllabus Committee a sub-committee of AAC, GSC, and PHSC. – M. Hudelson

VI. Constituent Concerns.

VII. Adjournment