To: University Community
From: The President's Cabinet
Date: August 15, 2017
Subject: National Events and Our Continuing Resolve
In our weekly meeting this morning, and in the wake of profoundly disturbing events centered on and around a fellow campus community in Charlottesville, Virginia, with which we feel solidarity, the President’s Cabinet today reaffirmed our University’s commitment to values we hold sacrosanct. We are a community that shall continue to:
The provost and deans are planning a series of fall seminars, forums, and other events extending the conversation we started last year entitled “Beyond the Great Divide.” In the spring semester, Provost Ogren hopes to sponsor a related series concerning speech on campus. We invite the community to engage in the kind of discourse we are here encouraging – in other words, to do what our community does best. We look forward to sending information about these opportunities in the coming weeks.