YPSILANTI (AP) — Eastern Michigan University has named the 14 members of a board that will recommend studies of the racial climate at the Ypsilanti school and suggest ways to provide a more inclusive campus culture.
Black students have protested several incidents of racist graffiti targeting African Americans that were left on buildings since the start of the academic year.
The university quickly removed the graffiti and has offered a reward for information on who left it.
The formation of the President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion was announced last month.
Members include a professor of Africology and African American Studies, an associate professor of Leadership and Counseling, an Honors College student, an undergraduate student who organized a campus unity rally, and a graduate assistant and former Native American Student Organization president.
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