The College Fix thecollegefix.com 02 Jan, 2021 15:45 am

NDSU president apologizes to activists, offers ‘plan of action’ to combat campus racism

NDSU president apologizes to activists, offers ‘plan of action’ to combat campus racism
But of course: mandatory diversity and cultural competency training…

Olivia Laven said she thought the email laid out a “good foundation,” but she said she wants to see what policy changes are really going to be made.As for the students who made the social media posts, Laven said she realizes the university likely isn’t going to release the punishment.” — A task force was created to “develop actionable items” on the diversity and inclusion front.From the story: A step requested by the campus chapter of Black Lives Matter to add a person of color to the task force has been completed as NDSU Black Student Association President Kayla Jones joined the group.

Meanwhile, a member of the BLM campus chapter responded to Brescani’s latest email in a phone interview Wednesday.President Dean Bresciani suffered the wrath of student activists who, in early December, had demanded more action against racist hate speech.

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