Public forum discusses anti-racist education, engagement with Rochester
"It's got to be deep [...] sustained engagement with community and community organizations,” said University President Sarah Mangerlsdorf.
Sorority members call for mass disaffiliation in open letter
The letter, written by three Alpha Phi women of color and signed in solidarity by nine white sorority members, calls for an end to Greek life at UR.
Discriminatory recruitment practices stir up uncertainty for Alpha Phi, Greek life
The applicants considered the prettiest, the letter says, would likely be the only ones to make it through recruitment.
Socially distant undergraduate move-in plans announced
More information on the University’s restart plans can be found on the University’s coronavirus planning page.
Judge rules international students are able to take a fully online semester in United States
ICE guidelines are now set to the emergency guidelines issued in march, which are relaxed to allow students to take all courses online in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
ICE guidelines and UR lawsuit support explained in town hall
“This is terrible policy guidance and terribly written” Gatewood said, also calling the actions “xenophobic and pernicious.”
United States announces restrictions for international students for Fall 2020
Students who do not comply “may face immigration consequences including, but not limited to, the initiation of removal proceedings.”
Frederick Douglass statue torn down on the anniversary of famous speech
The speech, given in Rochester in 1852 to a predominantly white audience, asked white Americans how they could celebrate freedom from oppression while simultaneously owning slaves.
Fall 2020 plans finalized pending governor’s approval
The University’s plan is subject to change pending its accordance with a set of yet-to-be-released guidelines from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.