If it is to achieve even minimal compliance with federal civil rights law, or even the requirements of basic dignity, university leaders must acknowledge the problem they face.
Unlike many of the other problems we are facing, we have the ability within some of our own cities to cope with this potential catastrophe — if we act now.
Roughly 90% of humans agree, including the authors of Roe v. Wade, that some restrictions on abortion should exist at some point, at least after the unborn child is viable outside the womb.
This “don’t ask for details, don’t tell costs” attitude is clearly unsatisfying to Council members who think asking and telling should be a celebrated part of the process. It’s the reason they signed up.
In addition to being a member of the Legislature, I serve as the division chief of general OB/GYN at University of Vermont Medical Center, the division responsible for providing termination of pregnancy services.
Early on in this merger process, we invited these former leaders to meet with our board chair and CEO to discuss the proposed merger. They declined.
Interventions can work when the interrupter looks into the eyes of an offender with compassion, if they lower the temperature and change the tone.
Pumpkins have crept into our lives so gradually we’ve sat idly by while the country was inundated each fall.
Americans responded with kindness and empathy, and the governor of Massachusetts behaved like a responsible adult, unlike his colleagues to the south.
Philanthropy is embedded in the communities where we live, work and play. The act of giving is an act of faith in the belief that progress is still possible.