Inside Bryn Mawr

Yearlong “Class Dismissed?” Initiative Aims to Spark Discussion of Socioeconomic Class on Campus

Posted March 3, 2011
poster for film screening associated with the "Class Dismissed" initiative

A college education is widely regarded as a mark of socioeconomic status. Yet in an environment where that education takes place, class differences are seldom a topic of  conversation, according to a survey of Bryn Mawr’s campus community. Class differences, the survey found, were more likely than any other aspect of social identity to inspire […]

Diversity Leadership Group Calls for Proposals for Project to Further Dialogue About Class

Posted February 24, 2011

Update: The deadline for submissions has been extended until 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 17. Recently (in 2009), Bryn Mawr College presented the findings from a 2008 campus climate assessment, surveying students, faculty, and staff about their experiences and perceptions related to issues of gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and social class. Among the findings, higher […]