Harvard And Princeton Abolish “Masters" (youtube.com)
Published on Dec 5, 2015

Harvard and Princeton are dumping the title “master.” They said that the term recalls the times of slavery in the US, and is uncomfortable when black student’s have to refer to white educators as master. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss.

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“Harvard University and Princeton University have said they will do away with the title "master," the Yale Daily News reported.

Princeton will change its current title of “master of the residential college” to “head of college,” and Harvard is launching a process to rename the title.

In recent years, students have decried the term's connotation to plantation slavery.

And this fall especially, with the high level of racial tension on many Ivy League campuses, the decision to rename the title seems to be a preemptive move to dispel some of the anger.

Students at Princeton didn't explicitly ask for the title master to be changed, a student who wished to remain anonymous told the YDN.”

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