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."
On the one-year anniversary of top administrator resignations, a look back at MU’s history of student activism.
Former Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin: “If we do something which is too hurried and too shallow, it becomes something that won't be sustainable.”
Since its first meeting in May 2015, the committee has recommended similar committees and released a report of its findings.
The announcement comes exactly a week before the one-year anniversary of former UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation.
Reports say the new president is Mun Y. Choi, the University of Connecticut’s provost.
A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
The newly released recommendations by an ad hoc committee on the use of public spaces need to be more specific.
Butler’s hunger strike fueled protests that led to the resignation of UM System President Tim Wolfe.
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.
Shortened versions of the film will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival and on ESPN.
Washington: “I don’t think it painted the best picture of the Mizzou that I experienced at Mizzou, but that was my experience.”
Director Spike Lee visited campus last month to film the Concerned Student 1950 documentary.
Students and professors discussed the merits of keeping his statue on Francis Quadrangle during a public forum Monday.
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.”
Chuck Henson in response to the protest: “We are moving forward, and the point of the Working Group is to move forward together.”
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.”
Henson encouraged the group to meet with him in person and attend Working Group meetings to collaborate with administrators.
After the UM System Board of Curators’ decision to fire the professor, faculty members have questioned their own ability to stand up for students.
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley: “Her actions in October and November are those that directly violate the core values of our university.”