A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
Butler’s hunger strike fueled protests that led to the resignation of UM System President Tim Wolfe.
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.”
Members of Concerned Student 1950 said they are working toward creating an “actual One Mizzou.”
Communications law professor Sandy Davidson: “On a university campus we should try to elevate the ethical standards. We should have respect.”
“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.
Some students admitted they were not aware of resignation or had not been keeping up with everything that was going on.
A lot happened on campus today. We put it all in order.
Here’s a recap of the major events on Nov. 9.
Foley has served as Senior Vice Chancellor for the past year.
Gary Pinkel: “My support for my players had nothing to do with anybody losing their job and, with something like this, football became secondary.”
The White House, Magic Johnson and more shared their thoughts on recent events at MU.
Tensions between protesters and media grew as the number of people in the quad grew.
Wolfe resigned Nov. 9 after mounting pressure from students, faculty and staff.
The group demanded immediate meetings with Faculty Council, UM System Board of Curators and Gov. Jay Nixon.
Press conference held following UM System President Tim Wolfe’s resignation
Spending just $8 and a few hours of their time, students make their mark.
After pressure from Concerned Student 1950, Wolfe announced his resignation Monday morning.
“He has not only enabled a culture of racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students,” the letter reads.