AGR 101. Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University. AGR 101 - September 9 . Seating chart in effect - Please sit in same location as last week. See instructor now if you did not attend this division last week. There is a chart to view on the front table.
Introduction to the College of Agriculture and Purdue University
Wednesday, September 10
12 – 1 pm
Life Science Library
“What has the Library Done for You Lately?”
Wednesday, September 10
6 – 8 pm
Third Digital Literacy Contest
Math help room – Math Rm. 205
Hours: M-Th 10:30am-5:30pm
C) Spring Break/Maymester
D) All of the above
Print Your Name On Appropriate Line. Leave Empty Seats Blank.
Record Your Row Location and Number of Seats From Aisle Including Empty Ones.
Return to Your Location Next Tuesday.
A) story of a White man lost in the rainforest of Brazil
B) story of a White man’s personal transformation that increased his multicultural awareness
C) description of a Native American’s dance during a traditional ceremony
D) story of a White man dancing on Broadway in New York City
A) one of New Haven’s most impoverished neighborhoods that had been targeted for urban renewal
B) his experience with drugs
C) a secret place where he traveled to write his new book
D) his trip to Colorado’s foothills back in the early 50’s
Dr. Pamala V. Morris
Assistant Dean, Diversity Programs
College of Agriculture
Dimensions of Diversity
Pamala V. Morris, Ph.D.
Plato vs. Aristotle
Saxonhouse, A., Fear of Diversity: The Birth of Political Science in Ancient Greek
Thought, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992
of people who bring a variety of backgrounds,
life experiences, styles, perspectives, personalities, values, and beliefs
as assets to the groups and organizations with which
Overcoming barriers caused by differences
Using differences to create synergy
“We must not only learn to tolerate our differences. We must welcome them as the richness and diversity which can lead to true intelligence.”
By the year 2050, 47% of the total U.S. population will be Asian, Hispanic or Black.
Of the 14%, 54% speak Spanish.
In the next decade, women, people of color and immigrants will constitute 80% of the labor market.
--U.S. Department of Labor
• Language problems leading to miscommunication and misinterpretation
• Incorrect assumptions about diverse cultures
•Expectations that others will conform
• Biases against the unfamiliar
• Traditional American values in conflict with values of other cultures