U Wisconsin Criticized for Racially Segregated Meetings

July 14, 2016

The University of Wisconsin's Multicultural Student Center is being criticized for organizing separate meetings for white and minority students to discuss the recent shootings in the United States, The Wisconsin State Journal reported. The center has deleted the Facebook posts advertising the meetings. A university spokeswoman said that the meetings were intended to help students talk through the issues, but that the events “could have been communicated more clearly to avoid any impression of exclusion.” She added that no students were turned away from any of the meetings.

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