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Greg in ‘Huffington Post’: Ithaca College Microaggression Bill Creates a ‘War on Candor’ - FIRE
In a new op-ed for The Huffington Post, FIRE President and CEO Greg Lukianoff addresses Ithaca College’s microaggression resolution that we reported on yesterday on The Torch. The Student Government Association resolution seeks to create an anonymous reporting system for alleged instances of microaggressions. Torch readers might be familiar with these sorts of anonymous bias-reporting systems on college campuses. They raise troublesome legal and normative questions. But the resolution out of Ithaca College appears to take such programs to the next level. The resolution’s student government sponsor has suggested that some microaggressions could result in “harsh punishment.” She has also …