Twitter reacts to Tim Wolfe's resignation
COLUMBIA - Protesters, politicians and others reacted on Twitter to Tim Wolfe's resignation as UM System President Monday morning.
Activist Jonathan Butler announced the end of his hunger strike through the social media platform and groups connected to the #ConcernedStudent1950 tweeted their excitement over Wolfe's resignation.
State politicians tweeted their reactions to the news of Wolfe's resignation. KOMU 8 Reporter Michael Lindquist also shared statements from Missouri politicians through Twitter.
Groups said there was still more work to be done and Wolfe's resignation is just the beginning.
Big names from across the nation are also weighing in on Twitter.
Read some of the tweets below:
Jonathan Butler, AA students, football team and faculty at Mizzou united to effectively impact change in a peaceful way.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) November 9, 2015
BREAKING: Tim Wolfe (@UMPrez) is resigning as UM System President.— KOMU 8 News (@KOMUnews) November 9, 2015
Tim Wolfe is resigning!!!!! ASHÉ— ConcernedStudent1950 (@CS_1950) November 9, 2015
Jonathan Butler can eat now. Tim Wolfe has resigned as president of the UM System.— Payton Head (@MSAPresident) November 9, 2015
This just in: Tim Wolfe officially RESIGNED— LBC (@MizzouLBC) November 9, 2015
One week, one hour... Demand number 2 ??— ConcernedStudent1950 (@CS_1950) November 9, 2015
The #MizzouHungerStrike is officially over!— JB. (@_JonathanButler) November 9, 2015
My statement on the resignation of UM System Persident Tim Wolfe https://t.co/rfWy0lo215— Governor Jay Nixon (@GovJayNixon) November 9, 2015
Now it is time for hard work and healing. #Mizzou— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) November 9, 2015
We now have the full video of Tim Wolfe's resignation speech on our website: https://t.co/JU00sMTQko— KOMU 8 News (@KOMUnews) November 9, 2015
I am humbled and inspired by the courage our students have demonstrated. I pledge to be part of the solution working towards a great MU!— Jim Spain (@MUJimSpain) November 9, 2015
[This story has been updated to reflect the most recent information available.]