Professors Struggle With Demands to Tend to Students’ Mental Health

Tuesday, October 24, 2023
The Chronicle of Higher Education

Tara Tedrow has seen her share of students in distress. They’ll approach her after class, in tears, saying they’re overwhelmed and need an extension. Or they’ll send an e-mail apologizing for missing class because they’ve got “stuff going on.” Some share intimate details of their troubles; others simply allude to “personal issues.”

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