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We condemn all acts of hate on our campus

Sunday, February 19, 2017

A message sent today by President Kaler, Provost Hanson and Vice President Albert to the Twin Cities campus community:

Dear Members of our Campus Community,

We are profoundly disturbed by a series of ugly and frightening anti-Semitic incidents that have occurred over the past two months. Some of these incidents have been publicized, but there have also been other less visible, but equally painful, incidents threatening members of our Jewish community. Friday on our campus, a vile anti-Semitic flier was found posted.  


We are a campus community that is grounded in respect and enriched by diversity. These abhorrent and alarming acts are inconsistent with the University's fundamental values. They have an especially terrible impact on members of our Jewish community, but all members of our University community must feel this injury and stand in solidarity against hate and bigotry. 


Read the full message on the Office of the President website.

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