Trinity College to drop ‘freshman’ term over inclusivity concerns

Ireland“Trinity College Dublin will now refer to freshman students as junior and senior ‘fresh’ students in order to be inclusive to all gender identities. In an email to staff and students, Vice-Provost of TCD Chris Morash said the decision was a small but important change that would ‘ensure that all Trinity students are equally included by the language used to describe them, be they male, female or of another gender identity’ …” (more)

[Aine McMahon, Irish Times, 28 November]

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