Thursday, October 3, 2019

The University of Iowa strives to be a safe and inclusive campus for everyone. We encourage our campus community to embrace diversity, demonstrate leadership, and be respectful of everyone that uses our shared space.

We learned through outreach to the student that it was on a dry erase board and made sure it had been removed. We encourage our students to immediately report racist or inappropriate graffiti.

This hateful message does not reflect the values of the institution. The university is investigating and asks that anyone who has information regarding this incident to please contact the UI Police Department. Appropriate actions will be taken if the individual(s) responsible are identified.