Building Community in Challenging Times

February 16, 2017

During the past year, we have been reminded time and again of the unique ways in which the divisiveness and rancor of the current national political context, coupled with a trend toward self sequestering in online or mass media echo chambers manifest in the university environment.

The U. of Washington’s students, faculty and staff faced the challenge of dealing with the full spectrum of emotions currently gripping the country while simultaneously addressing the core mission of the university and their respective roles within it.

To that end, UW’s division of student life has developed the following recommended framework to assist their campus partners who offer workshops, programs, seminars and other types of opportunities for students.

If you are familiar with other resources of how student affairs professionals are providing resources to students and their campus community that you would like to share Region V members, please send to Chris Meiers.

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