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The University Response to the Black Unity Forum's Action Plan

The Black Unity Forum, a consortium of student, faculty, staff and alumni groups, came together to develop an action plan in the summer of 2020 aimed at helping our campus become a more welcoming and inclusive environment for our Black students, faculty and staff. The University’s response to the action plan, linked below, was shared with the Black Unity Forum on Sept. 30, 2020.


Statement from President Turner

September 30, 2020

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Statement of Commitment from the Board of Trustees

September 18, 2020

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University Response to Black Unity Forum Action Plan

Sep 30, 2020

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SMU Black Unity Forum Action Plan

August 30, 2020


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