Tag: Tim Wolfe

Former Mizzou Pres.: I was 'attached unfairly to racism'

A private email written by Tim Wolfe, former president of the University of Missouri, was made public last week. In the email, which was intended for some of his close supporters, Wolfe describes the events and circumstances that led to his resignation and seems unwilling to take any blame for…

Missouri Bill Proposed Revoking Scholarships from Student Athletes who Protest

Republican lawmakers in Missouri attempted to silence student athletes and take away their right to free speech and take away their scholarships following theUniversity of Missouri football team’sinfluence last month in joining protesters to call for the removal of theschool’s president and chancellor for failing to address racial issues on…

Black Alum Named Interim Pres. of Mizzou

By Sheryl Estrada Michael A. Middleton Michael A. Middleton, a long-time familiar face on the University of Missouri campus, was appointed the interim president of the entire university system. The decision was announced at a press conference on Thursday. Former president, Timothy M. Wolfe, resigned on Monday morning following growing…

Mizzou Pres., Chancellor Resign What Now

A powerful movement of protests and walkouts by students and faculty at the University of Missouri and a boycott by the school’s revenue-generating Division I football team in response to inaction by the administration surrounding increased racial tensions on campus accomplished its mission to topple the university’s ineffective leadership. Student…

Yale Students March Same Day Mizzou Pres. Resigns

Hours after the resignation of University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe on Monday morning due to the mismanagement of racial issues on the school’s campuses, thousands of students at Yale University joined together for what they called a “March of Resilience” against racial insensitivity. Two recent race-related incidents on campus…

Missouri and Racism Back in the News: Mizzou President Resigns

University of Missouri President Tim Wolfe resigned Monday morning following mounting pressure from students and faculty over his mishandling of racism at the school’s campuses. “I take full responsibility for this frustration and inaction,” Wolfe said Monday aftera series of scheduled walkouts and protests, includingone student declaring a hunger strike,…