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Preparing for the 2020 Election

Readying for Campus Flashpoints in a Time of Heightened Student Activism

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Part I: Prepare for Controversial Campus Events (October – January)

Establish a Process for Preparation, Collaboration, and Response

  1. Q&A with Expert Practitioners on Tools and Practices to Mitigate Common Risks
    On-demand webconference | Get the slides and recording

    EAB’s campus climate expert Jane Alexander hosted practitioners Tim Miller, Vice President for Student Affairs, James Madison University and Anne Graham, Assistant Director, Student Involvement and Greek Life, The George Washington University to discuss how you can calibrate your institution’s response strategy for managing controversial events.

  2. Draft Controversial Events Template for Your Campus

    Use the EAB Template to develop a formal mechanism with campus partners that promotes coordinated, early planning.

  3. Facilitated Virtual Working Sessions with Peer Institutions
    Collaborative participants will join small group facilitated sessions to work with peers and further refine the controversial events template for their campus.

    Session 1 | November 13, 1 p.m. ET

    Session 2 | November 20, 2 p.m. ET

Part II: Craft and Communicate an Effective Free Speech Policy (January – March)

Evaluate Your Policy and Consider Changes

  1. Respond to Quick Poll on Your Campus’s Current Free Speech Policy

  2. Attend Virtual Panel for Advice from Expert Practitioners
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    The second Collaborative webconference convened a panel of expert practitioners discussing the why and how of creating a free speech policy for a college or university.

  3. Review & Update Your Campus Free Speech Policy

Part III: Create a Rapid Response Team (June)

Enable Agile Response by Identifying Flexible Response Structure in Advance

  1. On-Demand Webinar with Key Recommendations

  2. Complete EAB Self-Assessment

  3. EAB Consultation and Develop Summer Action Plan

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