A Williams College Student is Fighting the Hyper-Sensitive Campus Culture

March 28, 2016

By Olivia Vanni at BostInno

In September, Greg Lukianoff - president of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education -  and Jonathan Haidt - a social psychologist and professor at NYU's Stern School of Business - wrote a piece for The Atlantic called "The Coddling of the American Mind." It criticized colleges for fostering climates of hyper-political correctness. The article tried to trace back how universities have become hotbeds of trigger warnings and accusations of microaggressions, while citing several instances at different Massachusetts schools they feel exemplify oversensitivity on campuses...

Schools: Williams College