Union Theological Seminary values safe, equity, inclusion and human dignity for all students, staff, faculty, and guests to the UTS community. However, when one of our community members falls short of these values, it’s important to provide feedback that can help resolve conflict or restore individuals after they feel they’ve been harmed.
Recognizing that some may have concerns about identifying themselves, UTS has developed a process through which students, staff, and faculty can confidentially share their concerns about statements or behavior by a UTS community member. These are incidents that DO NOT rise to the level of a Hate Crime or Bias Incident, but are incongruent with UTS community values of safety, equity, inclusion, and human dignity.
While the first suggestion is to speak to the individual you have concerns with, following are other options to exercise if you don’t feel comfortable doing so:
- Abigail Asgaralli, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs