American University is Thinking of “Restorative Justice” Measures as Sanctions against Bias Incident Offenders

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AU and their bias incident/response measures…it sounds quite heavy-handed:

Provost Scott Bass and Vice President of Campus Life Gail Hanson sent a memo to students last week that featured three dozen “action steps” it is taking in response to two racial incidents involving bananas this semester.

The lengthy list of proposals includes curriculum changes and enhancements to the student code to specifically target bias incidents.

The memo suggests the administration thinks bias incidents are being underreported – and that it wants students to report them more frequently.

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