This $63,914-per-year women’s college offers a 24/7 bias hotline you can call for hurt feelings

This $63,914-per-year women’s college offers a 24/7 bias hotline you can call for hurt feelings

Smith College has launched a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week telephone hotline that allows students to anonymously report allegations of bias, discrimination, harassment and other sources of profound psychological distress.

Ladies at the fancypants, all-female bastion who experience bias incidents can now call a toll-free number — 855-805-7490 — provided by EthicsPoint, a private company that many institutions utilize to allow confidential reports of legal violations, corruption and the like.

Students at Smith — where a single year of tuition, fees and room and board costs $63,914 — can also make their bias reports using a web portal offered by EthicsPoint.

Smith College president Kathleen McCartney announced the 24-hour bias incident reporting system earlier this fall via a campus-wide email.

EthicsPoint will complement “our existing reporting options by providing students, staff, and faculty with a way to report concerns anonymously about illegal behavior, fraud, discrimination, bias and more,” McCartney’s email said, according to The Sophian, the Smith student newspaper.

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