Paul Young, the president of Sheridan College, was about to meet with Wyoming’s governor to discuss community-college budgets when a call came in — someone had scrawled a racial slur on a whiteboard outside the dorm room of two of Sheridan’s female Native American students.
Then the texts started rolling in — from legislators, and from a tribal member who serves as a liaison between the state and the Wind River Indian Reservation, where the women were from.
“You must have protocols for dealing with this,” the tribal liaison said. No, Young responded: It had never happened before in his 13 years at the college…
Read more in The Chronicle of Higher Education.