Author of Racist Post Is No Longer at Shippensburg

September 29, 2016

Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania announced Wednesday that a student whose racist Facebook post (at right) upset many on the campus is no longer enrolled. The university did not say whether he withdrew voluntarily.

After the Facebook post circulated, the university released this statement: "Last week, university officials were notified that a screenshot of a Facebook post from a university student, using derogatory and hateful language, was circulating on social media. Once notified, the dean of students and Shippensburg University Police addressed the student, and the post was deleted. The university received a sincere letter of apology from the student." Some have criticized the university for seeming, in their view, to be satisfied with the apology but that was before Wednesday's announcement that the student is no longer enrolled.

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