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2018 UF Provost's Symposium

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MacKay Auditorium and Emerson Alumni Hall

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The Role of the University and UF Faculty in Addressing the Rise of Extremism on Campus and in the Nation


Thursday, February 1

MacKay Auditorium, 170 Pugh Hall

6:30 – 6:45 p.m.

Welcome
President Kent Fuchs and Provost Joe Glover

6:45 - 7:30 p.m.

When Someone is Offensive – Can you think?
Professor Amir Erez, W. A. McGriff III Professor of Management, Warrington College of Business

7:30 – 8 p.m.

Faculty discussion with Professor Erez

8 – 9 p.m.

Reception in the Ocora, Pugh Hall



Friday, February 2

Emerson Alumni Hall

8:30 – 9 a.m.

Coffee and light continental breakfast

9 - 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and charge to faculty participants
Provost Joe Glover

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

College Campuses as First Amendment Combat Zones
Clay Calvert, Brechner Eminent Scholar of Mass Communication and Director of the Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project in the College of Journalism and Communications

10:00 – 10:15 a.m.

Faculty Discussion with Professor Calvert

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 - 11:45

Faculty Panel
Moderator:Dean Diane McFarlin, College of Journalism and Communications

Panelists: Dr. David Parrott, Vice President for Student Affairs; Professor Diana Boxer, Department of Linguistics; and Dr. Wendell Porter, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

11:45 – 1:15 p.m.

Box lunch with group discussions

1:15 – 2:00 p.m.

Faculty Discussion: Central issues of this symposium and how UF should proceed
President Kent Fuchs and Provost Joe Glover




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