Regular Meetings: 5:30PM on the first Wednesday of each month, October through May (except January), 122 Borland Building. All who are interested in promoting the mission of FOBA are invited.

SEPTEMBER 4, 2013     Planning meeting, Executive Committee and Invited consultants.
OCTOBER 2, 2013  Over view and discussion of April 1, 2013 Working Paper On the Status of Black Faculty and Staff at Penn State
OCTOBER 16, 2013  FOBA and Senior Faculty Mentor Reception (Nittany Lion Inn)
NOVEMBER 6, 2013 Discussion of Recommendation 1 - Increase efforts to Diversify University Administration and other positions
DECEMBER 4, 2013  Discussion of Recommendation 2 - Strengthen and Require Regular Diversity Training and Accountability.
JANUARY 8, 2014 Discussion of Recommendation 5 - Expand the Vision of Scholarship
JANUARY 15, 2014  37th Annual Martin Luther King Banquet
FEBRUARY 5, 2014 Discussion of Recommendation 4 -  Increasing Accountability for the Retention of Black Faculty and Staff
MARCH 5, 2014  Recommendation 3 - Oversight and Accountability of the Diversity Strategic Plan.
APRIL, 2014 Meeting with the President and Provost of Penn State University  (Election of new officers)
MAY 7, 2014 Summary  and next step regarding the strategies to move from plan to action
MAY 9, 2014 10th Annual Larry Young Fish Fry




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