(Rackham) Town Hall on Faculty Ideology and Responsibility to Students
Last fall, U-M Provost Martin A. Philbert convened a Blue Ribbon Panel to offer recommendations on the question: "What ought to be the intersection between political thought/ideology and a faculty member’s responsibility to students?" The panel submitted their report to Provost Philbert in March 2019, which included a Statement of Principal (p. 9) among its recommendations.
The purpose of this town hall meeting is to gather reactions to the principles articulated in the report as well as input on how these principles can best be operationalized. The event will begin with an overview of the report, followed by table discussions led by graduate student peer facilitators.
Rackham seeks extensive student perspectives and contributions on this important topic. Students who are unable to attend the town hall are invited to submit anonymous, confidential feedback through the following link: https://umich.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_bBdnASte2slsGjz