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FIT’s civility initiative is aimed at engaging our community in a discussion of respectful ways of living and learning in a higher education environment. FIT encourages our community to behave with civility.  A community upholding civility respects the rights of individuals and groups. It is characterized by understanding and considerations of the differences among members of the community. The diversity of the college adds to the richness of campus life, and FIT expects all members of the community to respect both differences and commonalities. See this semester's activities below, and please share your ideas and thoughts by emailing Civility Matters.

Check back soon for exciting updates about Civility Week and Diversity Comic Con!

Fall 2018 Activities 

Ongoing Activities 

  • Diversity Ambassador program
  • social media campaign
  • ongoing training seminars conducted by the Chief Diversity Officer
  • Presidential Civility Award for faculty and staff

Spring Activities from 2018

  • guest speaker for convocation
  • creation of a Presidential Civility Award for faculty
  • reinstallation of the "Impactful Language" exhibition in the Feldman Center
  • Diversity Ambassador program
  • social media campaign to promote FIT civility
  • ongoing training seminars conducted by the Chief Diversity Officer
  • kindness campaigns by the Office Student Life
  • faculty questionnaire on civil discourse and classroom management
  • stipend program for faculty to conduct research on aspects of civil discourse
  • faculty/student/staff exhibition on civility and community 

Video: President Brown shares with Chief Diversity Officer Ron Milon about what civility and a civil campus looks like to her, and the changes she would like to see.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

View more videos from faculty, alumni and friends who have taken part in FIT's civility initiative!  

 

 

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