COALITION OF BLACK FACULTY
MEETING: August 18, 2003
Terence Parker, Jonnie Wilson, Becky Woodson, Jackie Cooper, Dr. Elvin
Holt, Dr. Lauri Fluker, Dr. Sheri Benn, Vincent Morton, LaTonya Henry, Dr.
Joanne Smith, unknown
VISION: To promote togetherness,
develop a strong unified body, and gain recognition within the SWT and
surrounding community. Empower and
encourage other faculty and staff to be about the coalition.
- Discuss Dr. Fluker’s
situation concerning her return to SWT
Fluker expressed her employment and diversity concerns to the Coalition after
meeting with Dr. Gratz. She
explained her entire situation to the Coalition and disclosed information
about the dialogues between herself, Dr. Gratz, Dr. Cheatham, and Ron Brown
with regards to a position at SWT.
letter is to be drafted by Dr. Smith, Dr. Benn, and Vincent Morton to Dr.
Trauth explaining the situation with Dr. Fluker.
meeting with Dr. Trauth, Dr. Gratz, Dr. Cheatham, Ron Brown, the Coalition of
Black Faculty and Staff, and Dr. Fluker is trying to be planned to discuss the
employment and diversity issues at hand.
Fluker will supply the Coalition with a chronologically ordered list of the
incidents that have occurred since her departure from SWT and any
correspondence between herself, Dr. Gratz, Dr. Cheatham, and Ron Brown.
Coalition will make an open records request to retrieve all information
concerning the recent job search involving Dr. Fluker and two other candidates
(Rebecca and Pam).