Students, staff state support for #ConcernedStudent1950

3 years 4 days 11 hours ago Monday, November 09 2015 Nov 9, 2015 Monday, November 09, 2015 9:53:19 AM CST November 09, 2015 in News
By: Chris Gothner, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Numerous university-related organizations have sent letters of support to the #ConcernedStudent1950 movement on the MU campus. 

These letters of support follow a hunger strike by student activist Jonathan Butler, a strike by football players and a planned graduate student walkout calling for the removal of UM System President Tim Wolfe over his handling of a string of racist incidents on campus.

The letters include statements from MU faculty and staff, alumni, University of Missouri Dance Marathon, the Missouri Students Association, the Student Affiliates of School Psychology at the University of Missouri, L.S.V Active Members and Alumnae and MU's Muslim Students' Organization.

The UM Board of Curators called a meeting for Monday morning to discuss the ongoing tension. 

Read the letters below:

 

 

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