MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) — Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is turning to the campus community for information after racist graffiti was reportedly discovered on the message board of a student dorm door Friday night.
According to school officials, Housing and Residential Life, MTSU Police, and other campus administrators have been working with the students impacted by the incident.
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The university described the act as “reprehensible” at any time, but “especially despicable” amid the campus’ celebration of Black History Month.
“This behavior undermines our values and ideals as a university community and has no place on our campus,” MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee said in a statement on Sunday, Feb. 5.
If you know anything about this incident, you are asked to call MTSU Police at 615-898-2424.