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Coming this September, in addition to adding/editing a preferred name, you will also be able to enter personal pronouns, gender and prefix as well. For a current list of proposed possibilities, please refer to the following options:

Pronouns

  • She, her, hers, herself
    “She is a writer and wrote that book herself. Those ideas are hers. I like both her and her ideas.”

  • He, him, his, himself
    “He is a writer and wrote that book himself. Those ideas are his. I like both him and his ideas.”

  • They, them, theirs, themselves
    “They are a writer and wrote that book themselves. Those ideas are theirs."

  • Ze, hir, hirs, hirself
    “Ze is a writer and wrote that book hirself. Those ideas are hirs.”

  • No pronouns - Use my name
    “Alex is a writer and wrote that book. Those ideas are Alex's."

  • Prefer not to answer

  • Unknown
So instead of…you may use…which is pronounced…
he/sheZie/Ze

“see”
him/herhir

“here”
his/hershirs

“here’s”

himself/herselfhirself

“here-self”

Prefixes

  • Blank
  • Dr
  • Hon
  • Imam
  • Miss
  • Mr
  • Mrs
  • Ms
  • Mx
  • Prof
  • Rabbi
  • Rev
  • Rev Dr
  • Sen

Gender

*Binary options are still the default. Variations are under consideration.


Comments, thoughts, and recommendations are all welcome. Please submit to PGPNAC@syr.edu.

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