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Report a bias incident to the Campus Climate Response Team

  • Coded responses from the University Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan open comment period. Dr. Audrey Sorrells ( in the Office of the Dean of Students is chairing the implementation committee, and would be happy to receive any additional inquiries from faculty.
  • Classroom Behavior Response: We have developed a “tri-fold” document to assist faculty members assess and respond to disruption in a classroom setting. This document went out in an email to all faculty on August 23, but we wanted to share again with Council. It can also be found through this link
  • CARE: The Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) homepage lists all the colleges with CARE counselors on site. We encourage any and all faculty to utilize this resource if they have any concerns with student wellbeing.
  • BCAL: For concerns about any member of the university community, the phone number for the Behavior Concerns Advice Line is 512-232-5050. Reports may also be filed online through the following link.
June 22, 2018

After Starbucks’ Racial Bias Training, What Comes Now?

We must hold all corporations and nonprofits to a higher standard over the long term. 

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June 21, 2018

Two UT Professors Recognized for Innovative Teaching

Erika Bsumek, associate professor of history, and Mark Daniels, professor of mathematics, have been recognized for their commitment to student success with the 2018 Regents' Oustanding Teaching Award. 

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June 21, 2018

Separating Children: The Damage Has Been Done, But States Shouldn’t Be The Ones Left To Fix It

It should not be left to the states to channel funds or fix this problem. 

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