Bias Incident Response Team

The University of Mississippi

Bias Assessment

BIRT Reporting Numbers

BIRT Incident Reports Data from 2012-2017

The top 3 types of bias indicators involved Religion, Race/Ethnicity, and Sexual Orientation over the past 5 years. The top 3 bias incident locations were in residence halls, on social media outlets, and in academic buildings.

The number of reports by academic year

2013-2014 School Year – 16

2014-2015 School Year – 19

2015-2016 School Year – 30

2016-2017 School Year – 35

Fall 2017 – 14