Author: ldunn

On campus

‘Divisive Concepts’ in the classroom

Divisive concepts is a term many individuals have become familiar with through news stories and social media.  Now these words are being used to describe parts of a curriculum, some of which are facing controversy and speculation.  ‘Divisive concepts’ aim to educate individuals on concepts such as race, sex, white […]

On campus

‘Divisive concepts’ survey sent to students cause confusion, concern

   On January 23rd a survey was sent out by Tech president Phil Oldham. The email explained Tennessee state legislature had passed HB 2670 in the year 2022.     This is a law that “prohibits public institutions of higher education from taking certain actions regarding divisive concepts and the ideologies of employees.” […]