Examining the debate over safe spaces in the Ivory Tower.

Friday, January 13, 2017
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Ballroom

Examining the debate over safe spaces in the Ivory Tower.

Allen Groves, dean of students at the University of Virginia, will walk us through the current issue of “safe spaces” in colleges and universities. The term has led to passionate debate from both sides, with proponents arguing “safe spaces” are needed in a modern, multicultural campus, while critics question the resilience of today’s students and argue that higher education has lost its way.