Per the Foundation of Individual Rights in Education (known as FIRE), bias response teams are oppressing free speech across college campuses in America. From their report description: Throughout 2016, FIRE surveyed bias reporting systems at…
Topic: bias reporting teams
Florida State University RA Defends Thanksgiving Display that Criticized Pilgrims
From Campus Reform: Campus Reform initially reported on the display’s hostility towards the Pilgrims, promoting “facts” such as “Native Americans provided most of the food but naturally the white settlers took credit” and “the majority…
Smith College Spends Money to Hire Firm to Run Bias Response Hotline 24/7
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…
American University is Thinking of “Restorative Justice” Measures as Sanctions against Bias Incident Offenders
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…
Two Professors Reported to ‘Bias Incident’ Teams for Conservative Views
Sounds like these ‘bias response’ or ‘bias incident’ teams are being used to silence conservative voices on college campuses: Two professors who voiced conservative viewpoints at Grand Valley State University in Michigan were reported to…
Bias Response Team Renamed at University of Oregon
It’s officially been changed to ‘Bias Education and Response Team’ after criticism of being too much like a ‘thought police’.
No Safe Space Culture at Colorado Mesa University
No safe spaces, bias response/incident teams AND no free speech zones. Talk about a free speech-promoting university in Colorado Mesa.
Of 85 Bias Incidents at Univ. of Oregon, Only 7 Resulted in Discipline
The Bias Response Team at the University of Oregon released its bias reporting statistics, where 85 incidents were reported, but only 7 led to discipline. This could mean two things: bias reporting is a waste of time, or bias reporting is a waste of time.
Sensitive UC-Santa Cruz Students will have 7 Administrators Join ‘Bias Reporting’ Panel
The College Fix has more on the subject: “For years, students at the University of California Santa Cruz have used the school’s bias reporting system to alert campus leaders that their feelings have been hurt or they have been called mean names by peers – complaints then probed by administrators.”
Bias Reporting Creates a Culture of Silence, Op-Ed says
Well, it does. Carleton College professors aren’t fans of bias reporting: Two Carleton College professors are uneasy about the “bias incident reporting” trend, saying it is “fundamentally at odds with the mission of higher education”…