Smith College Spends Money to Hire Firm to Run Bias Response Hotline 24/7

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Sounds like a bad use of tuition money, right?

The Sophian reports that EthicsPoint is a third-party service that is already in use at schools such as Amherst College, Tufts University, and Brown University, operating a 24/7 bias reporting system for incidents that do not merit a call to the police.

“Unfair,” “uninvited” or “unwelcome” verbal or physical conduct, as well as “bigotry, harassment, or intimidation,” are among the behaviors that Smith invites students to report to the hotline