If we are to “do” college right, it’s going to require that students and professors become “the adults in the room” when it comes to civil discourse.
Here’s some material to get you started:
Frank Bruni (NYT Columnist) & Jon Haidt (NYU Social Psychologist) discuss campus civil discourse on Charlie Rose
Allison Stanger (Middlebury political scientist) discusses the mob, her concussion & her insights
Free Inquiry on Campus: A Statement of Principles by Over One Hundred Middlebury Professors
Frank Bruni’s The Dangerous Safety of College