All faculty are welcome to join for all or part of the 2016 Higher Education Advocacy Day this Thursday, January 14, 2016. We will have faculty from James Madison, Radford, George Mason, Norfolk State, University of Richmond, Randolph Macon, etc. Let’s show our fellow faculty members how VCU advocates for its faculty.
Information on legislative offices to visit will be available when you arrive. If possible, confirm your participation plans with Pat Cummins and Brian Turner to help us plan better for visits and food.
Meet at Theater Row Building, 730 E. Broad Street, 4th floor conference room across from elevator.
Parking for VCU faculty is available in the 8th St. deck. at 659 N. 8th Street. Other parking is readily available in public lots and at meters throughout downtown.
8:40 A.M. Coffee – 4th floor conference room, 730 E. Broad Street (Theater Row Building)
9:15 A.M. 730 E. Broad Street (Theater Row Building)
- Welcome by three co-sponsors –
- VCU Faculty Senate President Holly Alford
- AAUP Virginia Conference President Ron Thomas (Norfolk State U)
- FSVA President David McGraw (James Madison U)
- Matthew Conrad — Legislative updates
9:45 A.M. Orientation and assignments, Distribution of promotional materials – 4th floor conference room, 730 E. Broad Street (Theater Row Building)
10:00 A.M. Visits to legislative offices – Capitol complex – 2 blocks from 730 E. Broad
10:30 A.M. Presentation of the AAUP Colonel Michael S. Harris Award to Del. David Toscano
Noon Light lunch available – 4th floor conference room, 730 E. Broad Street (Theater Row Building)
1:00 P.M. Visits to legislative offices
4:30 P.M. End of visits