Since its first meeting in May 2015, the committee has recommended similar committees and released a report of its findings.
Wednesday’s demonstrations come a little over a year after former MSA President Payton Head vocalized he was a called a racial slur.
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.
Here's how campus responded to Tuesday's events.
Two students were called the N-word and other obscenities outside of Delta Upsilon, which has been placed on emergency suspension.
Committee Chairman Berkley Hudson: “When you start to pay attention to our humanity and our community, all boats start to rise.”
A lot happened last fall. Here’s a quick rundown of the major events.
After making national news for campus protests and resignations, the university took significant steps to improve campus diversity.
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.”
Students and professors discussed the merits of keeping his statue on Francis Quadrangle during a public forum Monday.
Chuck Henson in response to the protest: “We are moving forward, and the point of the Working Group is to move forward together.”
Junior Daphne Yu: “It’s important for us all to stand in solidarity for the betterment of all minorities on campus.”
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The position will oversee a diversity, equity and inclusion task force and develop training programs for system leadership.
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.”
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.
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.”
Professor Brandon Orr: “There is a need to move past empathy and towards competency.”
“Ending discrimination is everyone’s responsibility,” Eardley said in an email to students. “We need you to use your voices to take a stand.”
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.”