Tag: #ConcernedStudent1950

As MU searches for diversity, faculty of color face systemic discrimination

Journalism professor Earnest Perry: “A person’s race and ethnicity is not the only factor that needs to be taken into account when you start talking about how to build an inclusive community."

Interactive timeline: Campus demonstrations through the years

On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.

Loftin says change at MU will take time

Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If we do something which is too hurried and too shallow, it becomes something that won't be sustainable.”

Race Relations Committee remains committed in its mission of promoting a diverse campus

Since its first meeting in May 2015, the committee has recommended similar committees and released a report of its findings.

Mun Y. Choi named 24th UM System president

The announcement comes exactly a week before the one-year anniversary of former UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.

New UM System president to be announced Wednesday

Reports say the new president is Mun Y. Choi, the University of Connecticut’s provost.

Frequently asked questions about MU’s historic fall

A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.

New protest policies are too vague

The newly released recommendations by an ad hoc committee on the use of public spaces need to be more specific.

Most Influential Students: Jonathan Butler

Butler’s hunger strike fueled protests that led to the resignation of UM System President Tim Wolfe.

Biggest Disappointment: Administrative responses last fall

It may be hard to have certain conversations, but it’s easier than having the two top administrators resign within 12 hours of each other.

Four things we learned from Spike Lee’s ‘2 Fists Up’

Shortened versions of the film will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and on ESPN.

L’Damian Washington and Marvin Foster respond to ‘2 Fists Up’

Washington: “I don’t think it painted the best picture of the Mizzou that I experienced at Mizzou, but that was my experience.”

Five things you need to know before ‘2 Fists Up’ comes out

Director Spike Lee visited campus last month to film the Concerned Student 1950 documentary.

Debate surrounding Thomas Jefferson statue continues

Students and professors discussed the merits of keeping his statue on Francis Quadrangle during a public forum Monday.

Concerned Student 1950 hopes targeted hiring would increase mentorship

Concerned Student 1950 member Maxwell Little: “We have to understand that this is mid-Missouri. This is ‘Little Dixie.’ So the first thing we have to do is eradicate that stigma of being ‘Little Dixie.’ That’s where you start at.”

Concerned Student 1950 protests Working Group

Chuck Henson in response to the protest: “We are moving forward, and the point of the Working Group is to move forward together.”

Spike Lee films Concerned Student 1950 for ESPN digital short

Concerned Student 1950 member Kendrick Washington: “First of all, Spike is an educator. This is something that he follows. He’s not new to understanding institutionalized oppression, racism, any of that.”

Concerned Student 1950 clarifies letter from Chuck Henson

Henson encouraged the group to meet with him in person and attend Working Group meetings to collaborate with administrators.

Click’s firing sparks discussions on faculty job security, free speech

After the UM System Board of Curators’ decision to fire the professor, faculty members have questioned their own ability to stand up for students.

Melissa Click fired by Board of Curators

Interim Chancellor Hank Foley: “Her actions in October and November are those that directly violate the core values of our university.”