NewsTo VCU
I will always support and encourage all of our people to stand up for your beliefs. But we must do so without physical confrontation and harm. Our educational mission—and indeed our democracy—depends on humans listening to and learning from each another and moving forward together, not silencing either by act or by intimidation of those with whom we disagree.

President’s statement on Monument Avenue protests

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CommunityNewsTo VCU
Senior leadership is engaged at every level, starting at the top with me, regarding safety, security and social climate issues. Students and their parents, faculty and staff have expressed concern about the impact of national and regional protests and especially the focus on Confederate symbolism given Richmond’s history as the capitol of the Confederacy.

Safety and Inclusiveness at Virginia Commonwealth University

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