Content of Character Counts, Philip Murphy Tells Class of 2015 - The former U.S. Ambassador to Germany also reminded graduates that "the power of the individual to change the world is undiminished."
Writing for Clarity
his or her
Although grammatically correct, avoid the use of "his or her": "Everyone should take his or her seat." Instead rewrite: "The students should take their seats."
SOURCE: Hamilton College Editorial Style Guide