Division of Inclusion and Equity
Reported Bias Incident Summary
Date: January 7, 2013
Reported Biased Incidents Summary
Fall Semester 2012
There were 14 biased incidents reported to the Dean of Students Office during the fall semester 2012. Twelve incidents occurred on the Allendale campus and one occurred on the Pew campus. Four incidents were reported in housing areas, 2 incidents were reported in Kirkhof, 1 incident was reported in Kleiner, 1 incident was reported on a campus road, 2 incidents were reported on the bus, and 4 incidents were reported in academic buildings. Reports included 2 incidents regarding sexual orientation, 6 incidents regarding race, 1 incident regarding disability, 2 incident regarding religion, 2 incidents regarding ethnicity, and one incident regarding gender. One incident involved anonymous written comments and 13 incidents involved comments made by individuals. All reported incidents were investigated and appropriate follow-up actions were taken with individuals identified as making biased comments and support was provided to victim(s) and/or the reporting individuals.