USHE Student Safety Forum

: January 24, 2020

Location: –

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USHE Board of Regents Student Safety Forum
University of Utah
Cleone Peterson Eccles Alumni House
Friday, January 24, 2020


11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Welcome/Introduction – Ballroom (2nd floor)

  • Harris Simmons, Chair, Board of Regents
  • Ruth Watkins, President University of Utah

11:45 AM – 12:15 PM
Lunch – Atrium (2nd floor)

12:15 PM – 1:00 PM

Keynote – Ballroom (2nd floor)

Dr. David Reetz
Rochester Institute of Technology/President-Elect, Association for
University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD)

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Breakouts I

A. Student Safety in K-12 (Panel) – Ballroom C (2nd floor)

  • Moderator: Rhett Larsen (USBE School and Student Safety Specialist)

B. Mental Health Committee Update (Panel) – Henriksen room (1st floor)

  • Moderators: Cristina Ortega (Regent), Megan Brown (USHE staff)
  • Allen Riggs (Snow Counseling Director)
  • Alexis Palmer (UVU Dean of Students)
  • Dianna Abel (WSU Counseling Center Director)

C. Title IX Overview – Sorenson/Boyer room (2nd floor)

  • Ken Stonebrook (SLCC Dean of Students)
  • Sherri Hayashi (UU Title IX Director)

D. Equity, Diversity, Inclusion – Dumke room (1st floor)

  • Mary Ann Villarreal (UU VP for Equity, Diversity, Inclusion)
  • Adrienne Andrews (WSU Assistant Vice President for Diversity & Chief Diversity Officer)

2:00 PM – 2:15 PM


2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Breakouts II

A. Student Voices (Panel) – Ballroom C (2nd floor)

  • Moderator: Sheva Mozafari (Student Regent)
  • Sami Ahmed (USUSA President)
  • Anna Barnes (U of U Student Body President)
  • Mason Bancroft (SLCC Student Association South Region Vice President)
  • Rob Borden (BYUSA President)

B. Campus Public Safety (Panel) – Henriksen room (1st floor)

  • Moderator:P Mica McKinney (USU General Counsel)
  • Dane LeBlanc (WSU Chief of Police)
  • Blair Barfuss (DSU Chief of Police)
  • State Senator Jani Iwamoto

C. Healthy Relationships, Student Awareness – Sorenson/Boyer (2nd floor)

  • Brittany Badger (Director of the Center for Student Wellness)
  • Chris Linder (UU Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership & Policy)

D. Apps and Outreach – Dumke room (1st floor)

  • Lori McDonald (UU, Vice President of Student Affairs)
  • Jared Tippetts (SUU, Vice President of Student Affairs)
  • State Representative Steve Eliason

3:15 PM – 4:00 PM

Wrap-up/OneLove Partnership – Ballroom (2nd floor)

  • Ruth Watkins, President University of Utah
  • Nina Barnes, Vice Chair, Board of Regents


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