Dear Students, Staff, and Faculty,
Over the past several weeks, flyers urging whites to “love who they are” have appeared across campus. They are produced by an organization that the Southern Poverty Law Center lists as a white nationalist hate group. While we unequivocally support freedom of expression on campus, and student and employee pride in their identities, as an institution of higher learning we are equally committed to ensuring that our campus community has the historical context needed to understand the arguments these flyers make.
Campus Diversity Officers Dr. Teresa Maria Linda Scholz (Staff & Students) and Professor Martin Berger (Faculty) invite you to participate in a conversation about the flyers and campus climate. The event will take place on Monday, May 15 from 5:30-7:30 pm in the Oakes Learning Center.
We will begin the event by hearing briefly from faculty who work on race, gender and representation about…
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