Ability to remove the first name greeting for Student licenses
For education licenses faculty and students are greeted differently when logging into the office home page and student licenses should be updated to match faculty licenses.
Right now in our tenant we have faculty A1 licenses and student A1 licenses. Faculty and Staff accounts are greeted with "Good morning" when they login while students are greeted with "Good morning, first name".
In order to have these experiences be the same we would like to have student licenses to be greeted with the same "Good morning" message with no name.
This is important because in Azure the first name field is pulling in the legal first name for students from other systems as I assume many other institutions may be doing. However, not all students may go by their first name for any number of reasons. It would be better for the student licenses to act the same way as the faculty licenses.
It is my understanding that faculty licenses were changed because they often go by their last name and didn't want their first name to be displayed on the page when doing a presentation to students. These same considerations and preferences should be made for student accounts.
Gracie Jane Gollinger commented
I support the improvement proposed by Jeff Rhoades herein. As he states, not all students go by their legally-assigned first name, especially those who are transgender. It is a matter of privacy and protection of these students, and indeed a simple matter of courtesy, that their names that they do not go as a matter of course do not get displayed in such a exceptionally simple manner.