Tag Archive: Bias

College and University Leaders Take a Stand against Discrimination By Dr. Brooke Wells

In the wake of the President Trump’s aggressive and swift actions on immigration, college and university leaders are increasingly taking a stronger stance in response to these actions. In fact, Bennington College lists… Continue reading

Political and Social Inclusion and Diversity

In the wake of the polarizing presidential election in 2016 and the election of Trump as our 45th president, there has been renewed debate about ideological and political diversity on college campuses. Though… Continue reading

Misplaced Adjectives and Nouns: Grammar Does Matter

“Mom, how do I make the word ‘humble’ a noun?” “What about ‘splendid’?” My fifth grader had come to me for help on her grammar homework. Humble, humbly, humility… three very similar words… Continue reading

Facilitating Student Gender Diversity

Higher education systems are increasingly examining the systems in place to support students who are living as a gender other than their birth sex or who identify as genderqueer or another identity outside… Continue reading

Facilitating Diversity in Higher Education

While the lack of diversity in higher education is not news (and we’ve posted about it here before: Diversity in Higher Education), per se, Marketplace just did a piece on diversity among university… Continue reading

Checking Ourselves: Political Opinion in the Classroom

“…There is a shift in which universities are trying to be politically correct, but the contradictory discourse conversations may be lacking. I am concerned that being too politically correct in the classroom may… Continue reading

Do You Typecast?

Is there such as thing as a harmless stereotype? Do you typecast? Match the word on the left to the word/phrase often associated with it on the right. Homosexual Good at sports, dancing… Continue reading