University Renames ‘Safe Space’ Program Due to Concern About Optics

“The administration requested that the fliers be taken down”

Concerned about bad optics, university renames its new ‘safe space’ program – The College Fix

In May, Columbus State University proudly plugged “safe spaces” across its campus. “Safe Space” fliers were drummed up and posted. Announcements were sent out. “Establishing safe spaces is an important step toward promoting one of our university’s core values – inclusion,” Gina Sheeks, vice president for student affairs, told a local news station at the time.