By Jackson Kinkead | Nov. 8, 2016
Since its first meeting in May 2015, the committee has recommended similar committees and released a report of its findings.
By Claire Mitzel and Lailah Tarakai | Sept. 29, 2016
Officers responding on Tuesday night said they heard shouting coming from the Delta Upsilon house, but they were unable to determine whether racial epithets were used by DU fraternity members.
By Jake Chiarelli | Sept. 29, 2016
Here's how campus responded to Tuesday's events.
By Tessa Weinberg | Sept. 29, 2016
Wednesday’s demonstrations come a little over a year after former MSA President Payton Head vocalized he was a called a racial slur.
By Claire Mitzel and Tessa Weinberg | Sept. 28, 2016 | Updated Sept. 28, 2016 at 5:12 p.m.
Two students were called the N-word and other obscenities outside of Delta Upsilon, which has been placed on emergency suspension.
By Jackson Kinkead | Sept. 16, 2016
Committee Chairman Berkley Hudson: “When you start to pay attention to our humanity and our community, all boats start to rise.”
By Tessa Weinberg | Aug. 17, 2016
A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | May 3, 2016
After making national news for campus protests and resignations, the university took significant steps to improve campus diversity.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | April 25, 2016
Committee member Craig Roberts: “White people tend to see racism in terms of lynching, physical abuse, bullying and other products of hate. Racism is more than the overt, blatant, extreme incidents.”
By Thomas Oide | April 5, 2016
Students and professors discussed the merits of keeping his statue on Francis Quadrangle during a public forum Monday.
By Alyssa Bessasparis | March 7, 2016
Chuck Henson in response to the protest: “We are moving forward, and the point of the Working Group is to move forward together.”
By Allyson Vasilopulos and Tessa Weinberg | Feb. 25, 2016
Junior Daphne Yu: “It’s important for us all to stand in solidarity for the betterment of all minorities on campus.”
By Kennedy Jones | Feb. 24, 2016
Did you know Beyonce was black?
By Kyra Haas | Feb. 15, 2016
The position will oversee a diversity, equity and inclusion task force and develop training programs for system leadership.
By Lily Cusack | Jan. 21, 2016
Nash: “We were trying to bring about the best society we could for (this generation) to be born into and come of age into. Future generations are going to look to you to do the same.”
By Allyson Sherwin | Dec. 8, 2015
The changes made in the proposal would allow students to select from pre-existing courses at MU that have been approved to educate on the subject of diversity.
By Thomas Oide | Dec. 7, 2015
Reuben Faloughi: “To know that other students have that same experience and are willing to stand up with you because you did, it’s so empowering. It makes the sleepless nights worth it. It makes the threats worth it. It makes the struggle worth it.”
By Emily O'Connor | Dec. 7, 2015
Professor Brandon Orr: “There is a need to move past empathy and towards competency.”
By Taylor Blatchford | Dec. 1, 2015 | Updated Dec. 2, 2015 at 11:19 a.m.
“Ending discrimination is everyone’s responsibility,” Eardley said in an email to students. “We need you to use your voices to take a stand.”
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 25, 2015
Interim UM System President Mike Middleton released a statement earlier in the day, saying, “We have challenges to face and we will face them together.”
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 24, 2015
The foundation for Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin’s resignation was laid long before students called for UM System President Tim Wolfe’s removal.
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 20, 2015
“Racism at the University of Missouri will not be a simple fix,” student Danielle Walker said.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Nov. 19, 2015
“I think what we’re trying to show here is that through communication, compassion and consilience, we can really build a much better community,” interim Chancellor Hank Foley said.
By Jennifer Prohov | Nov. 16, 2015
They explained encounters with racism at MU, the origins of the Concerned Student 1950 movement, and problematic behavior on campus.
By Lily Oppenheimer | Nov. 16, 2015
Threats didn’t stop the MU movement.
By Paige Lalain | Nov. 16, 2015
Universities in the Southeastern Conference have an average 73.3 percent white population.
By Morgan Magid | Nov. 13, 2015
“I think this is a litmus as well as an example for equality and to open a dialogue about race and justice and collaboration in our country,” graduate Jeff Beckham said.
By Madison Plaster , Tessa Weinberg and Waverly Colville | Nov. 12, 2015
Over 150 schools have announced their support for MU and Concerned Student 1950.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 11, 2015
It is hard to say for certain when the clock began ticking. It could have begun in 1969, when the Legion of Black Collegians first issued demands for diversity advancement in a letter to then-Chancellor John W. Schwada. Or on Aug. 9, 2014, when Michael Brown was shot dead by ...
By Nancy Coleman | Nov. 10, 2015 | Updated Nov. 11, 2015 at 4:46 a.m.
Henson is currently the associate dean for academic affairs and trial practice in the MU School of Law.
By Claire Mitzel | Nov. 10, 2015
The committee will continue to work with MU administration to improve race relations.
By Hannah Black | Nov. 10, 2015
Cynthia Frisby posted screenshots of the emails to Facebook shortly after.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 9, 2015
Press conference held following UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation
By Quinn Malloy and Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 9, 2015
Loftin’s announcement comes hours after former UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.
By Nancy Coleman | Nov. 9, 2015
The initiatives include a first-ever chief diversity, inclusion and equity officer for the UM System and one at each system campus.
By Hannah Black | Nov. 8, 2015
The walkouts, planned for Monday and Tuesday, will protest what the Forum says is “business as usual” from the administration.
By George Roberson and Peter Baugh | Nov. 8, 2015 | Updated Nov. 9, 2015 at 7:56 p.m.
Athletic department statement: "Our focus right now is on the health of Jonathan Butler."
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 8, 2015
“I am dedicated to ongoing dialogue to address these very complex, societal issues as they affect our campus community,” the statement read.
By Hailey Stolze , Katherine Knott and Waverly Colville | Nov. 7, 2015
The incident happened at about 11:15 p.m.
By Quinn Malloy | Nov. 6, 2015
The statement comes on day five of graduate student Jonathan Butler’s hunger strike.
By Taylor Blatchford and Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 5, 2015
From race relations to graduate student rights to Planned Parenthood, MU has been through a lot so far this semester.
By Taylor Blatchford | Nov. 4, 2015
The petition follows Jonathan Butler’s hunger strike, which started Monday.
By Tessa Weinberg | Nov. 4, 2015
Strike takes a turn after Butler signs a “do not resuscitate” order.
By Kennedy Jones | Oct. 28, 2015
Who's allowed to use this word? When are we allowed to use it? Why are we allowed to use it?
By Bryanna Leach | Oct. 20, 2015
In a time of high racial tension in the U.S., 2016 candidates are talking about the sensitive issues.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | Oct. 8, 2015
Loftin said students are the ultimate solution to changing campus climate in regards to racism and discrimination.
By Allyson Sherwin | Oct. 6, 2015
Many letters detailed student disappointment with administration in their lackluster response to previous racist incidents, including one involving MSA president Payton Head.
By Elane Edwards | Oct. 6, 2015
The Office of Student Conduct “moved” the suspect from campus.
By Kennedy Jones | Oct. 5, 2015
This is the second time in a month that black students at your university have been disrespected in the cruelest of ways.
By Madison Plaster | Oct. 1, 2015
Protesters reminded onlookers that the rally stemmed from “righteous anger.”
By Emily Gallion and Thomas Oide | Sept. 25, 2015
Participants called out administration for their delayed response to a hate crime against Payton Head.
By Elane Edwards | Sept. 23, 2015
The commission was created in hopes of solving racial issues in Missouri.
By Hailey Stolze | Sept. 16, 2015
The Diversity Enhancement Committee hopes to improve MU’s cultural “competency and inclusivity” over a multi-year plan.
By Elizabeth Loutfi | July 8, 2015
The committee was conceived in January in response to student leaders’ Call for Action regarding campus climate and race relations.
By Taylor Blatchford | April 30, 2015
“You can’t know what’s going on in all the colleges, but at the end of the day aren’t we all supposed to be Mizzou?” one student asked.
By Quinn Malloy | April 28, 2015
Some of students’ request in the Call for Action include the creation of an intergroup dialogue course and evaluating how MU recruits minority students and faculty.
Faculty Council vet race relations committee members, approve student leaders’ modifications to religious observance policy
By Quinn Malloy | April 23, 2015
Administration will give update on response to Call to Action during public race relations meeting April 29.
By Quinn Malloy | March 18, 2015
He said reactive measures are necessary in some cases, but the administration is taking some proactive steps as well.
By Covey Eonyak Son | March 18, 2015 | Updated March 18, 2015 at 5:21 p.m.
Possible sanctions range from a warning to university expulsion.
By Taylor Blatchford | March 18, 2015
“How am I supposed to see myself at this university for the next three years when I don’t feel safe being myself?” one student asked.
By Quinn Malloy | March 11, 2015
Students requested administration to create an “intergroup dialogue course” and reevaluate the way it recruits underrepresented students.
By Jalen Mosby | Feb. 3, 2015
Establishing a race relations committee here at MU is a definitive step toward achieving on-campus equality.
By Quinn Malloy and Taylor Blatchford | Jan. 28, 2015 | Updated Feb. 4, 2015 at 12:01 a.m.
Faculty Council committee was established at Jan. 22 meeting to address race-related issues at MU.