Texas Tech University

Diversity Symposium

Program Chair

John J. Masselli, Ph.D. CPA
Haskell Taylor Professor of Taxation

 

Schedule of Events

All events will be held in the Rawls College of Business.

Wednesday, September 6
Room 105 (reception in the McCoy Atrium)

Welcome Comments and Introduction of Plenary Speaker 5:30 p.m.
Margaret L. Williams, Dean and Professor of Management  

Plenary Speaker and Q&A

5:45 - 6:45 p.m.
Pamela Downs, Partner, Chief Inclusion Officer and National Managing Partner for the Women's Initiative Program (WIN) for Deloitte Tax, LLP
 

Student Diversity Panel

7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Moderated by Jody Randall, LGBTQIA Administrator, Center for Campus Life, Texas Tech University and Matthew Koehl, student, College of Human Development and Family Studies, Texas Tech University
 

Reception 

8:00 p.m.
McCoy Atrium  

Thursday, September 7
Room 105

Welcome Comments and Introduction of Plenary Speaker 6:00 p.m.
Jeff Mercer, Senior Associate Dean; I. Wylie and Elizabeth Briscoe Chair in Finance; Director, Institute for Banking and Financial Studies   
   
Plenary Speaker and Q&A 6:15 - 7:15 p.m.
Donald Wenzel, Executive Vice President, Wells Fargo  
   
Reception 7:15 - 8:00 p.m.
McCoy Atrium  

Friday, September 8
Fireplace Room, McCoy Atrium

Meet and Greet Coffee Reception 10:00 a.m.
   
Faculty/Staff Diversity Panel Discussion 11:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Moderated by Dr. Liz Karam, Assistant Professor of Management, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University

Dr. Bryan K. Hotchkins, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology & Leadership
College of Education
Texas Tech University

Dr. Luis Grave de Peralta
Associate Professor in Physics
College of Arts & Sciences
Texas Tech University

Dr. Shaun Pichler
Associate Professor of Management
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
California State University, Fullerton

Jody Randall
LGBTQIA Administrator, Center for Campus Life
Texas Tech University


Dr. Elizabeth Sharp
Interim Vice President
Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement
Texas Tech University

 
   
Diversity Research Colloquium 1:15 – 2:45 p.m.
Dr. Elizabeth Sharp and Dr. Shaun Pichler will each make an academic research presentation on a diversity-related topic.

Dr. Shaun Pichler
Associate Professor of Management
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics
California State University, Fullerton

Dr. Elizabeth Sharp
Interim Vice President, Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity & Community Engagement
Texas Tech University

 

Sponsors

The Rawls College of Business wishes to thank our event sponsors for their support.

Deloitte        Office of LGBTQIA