University fails to minimize harm in midst of racial climate

In recent weeks, the University of Wisconsin- Madison communications team has missed opportunities to represent administration during the racial tension on campus. Instead, several mistakes led to an uproar in the multicultural community. In the most recent incident, an article describing the university’s new approach toward working with newer faculty and staff accompanied an older photo of a former adviser for the PEOPLE Program. While PEOPLE celebrated his work at the institution before his departure almost a year ago, this particular mistake leaves questions for some people. Why use this particular image? Was it because it featured a Black person? … Continue reading University fails to minimize harm in midst of racial climate