Incidents of bias and racism, while unacceptable in any setting, are especially intolerable on our college campus.
In response to campuswide discussions regarding alleged racial aggression by Public Safety officers, President Tom Rochon acknowledged the issue in a statement to the campus community Sept. 6.
Belisa Gonzalez, associate professor in the Department of Sociology, will be replacing Asma Barlas, current program director of the CSCRE.
“Micro-aggressions” are often subtle, derogatory remarks — both intentional and unintentional — that target minority or underrepresented groups.
Concerns about micro-aggressions, as stated in a series of bills passed by SGA, will be addressed at an upcoming workshop for faculty members.