UR offers online campus services for students for Fall 2020
As many students return to campus for the first time since March, here are some updates on how some campus services will operate this semester.
Former president of CSA removed from club entirely after comment on Chinese government
Hao stressed that he respected CSA’s decision, and held no ill will towards the group. "CSA has the right to do whatever they want to do," he wrote. "I do not want to judge anyone here."
Flag display temporarily removed, put under review
The flags were taken down at the request of President Sarah Mangelsdorf and Provost Robert Clark in response to “concerns raised about the display in past semesters."
Frederick Douglass Institute director appointed after two-year search
Jeffrey Q. McCune will become the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute (FDI) on June 1, 2021.
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.