Tagged - Administration

New guidelines for campus as in-person classes resume

UR is trying to shift most aspects of university life back to campus, with a modified hybrid model requiring professors to accommodate students in isolation or quarantine, but prioritizing masked, in-person learning. 

Students react to January classes moving online, guidance to remain off-campus

Many students voiced their thoughts about the decision on social media and in interviews with the Campus Times.

Meliora shouldn’t be toxic

Starting in fall of 2022, there is a hard 24-credit cap on overloading, and students must explain why an overload of any amount is necessary.

The University’s tone deaf response to burnout

These efforts aren’t just unhelpful, but actively mocking the issues students are facing.

URAC town hall discusses student demands, future meeting with Mangelsdorf

“Everyone here has a purpose,” Agyare-Kumi said. “But we need to come together.” 

How student turnover halts campus activism

How are students supposed to change that when we’re graduating faster than the University can fire a single sexual harasser?

Office of Equity and Inclusion responds to Levy’s resignation

In an interview with Campus Times, the Office of Equity and Inclusion Vice President Mercedes Ramírez Fernández and Assistant Vice President for Public Relations and Engagement Jim Ver Steeg commented on the Title IX budget and the GME system — two reasons that previous Title IX Coordinator Morgan Levy cited as to why she resigned. 

A day in the life of University middle management

If you consult the delegation guidebook, you’ll see that crises on River Campus are delegated to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Sciences, and Engineering.

Title IX Coordinator Morgan Levy resigns

In an interview with Campus Times, Levy said that two of the main reasons for her resignation back in September were massive cuts made to the Title IX budget, and administration refusing to let her see student complaints against UR faculty and staff. 

The day off was an inch. We needed a mile.

We’re tired of administration giving small wins to student activists instead of addressing the underlying issues.