Candlelight Vigil for Former MU Professor Set for Monday

7 years 2 months 6 hours ago Monday, May 06 2013 May 6, 2013 Monday, May 06, 2013 4:00:25 AM CDT May 06, 2013 in News
By: KOMU 8 Staff

COLUMBIA - A candlelight vigil for the first tenured black professor at the University of Missouri will be Monday night at 7 p.m.

Arvarh Strickland worked at the university from 1969 until 1996 and was largely responsible for increasing black enrollment.

The vigil is outside Strickland Hall on the university's campus and is open to the public.

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