2018 Provost’s Symposium – Day 2

February 2, 2018
Emerson Alumni Hall
8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The final day of the 2018 UF Provost’s Symposium event for UF faculty and staff continues to focus on “The Role of the University and UF Faculty in Addressing the Rise of Extremism on Campus and in the Nation.”

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.


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