Thankfully the university's president, Michael Viollt, agreed that the costumes were inappropriate and will not be worn again. Future costumes will have to be approved by the same committee that approves the sport teams' uniforms. Viollt will attempt to increase sensitivity toward people with disorders through the educational curriculum at Robert Morris.
Robert Morris's dance team has recently issued an apology and Waunakee High School's varsity dance team made a public apology before their performance at a state competition along with a change in attire.
The reactions to Robert Morris's and Waunakee's insensitive performances indicates that there is a growing effort to eradicate the stigma of mental illness. Attempts to educate the public will eliminate the perception that those affected by a mental illness are not "one of those people", but merely one of us.