OPINION: UP Staff & Faculty Stand in Solidarity and Call for Accountability and Transparency

By UP Staff and Faculty Accomplices | July 9, 2020 11:44pm
by Annika Gordon / The Beacon

July 7, 2020 

Fr. Mark Poorman and University of Portland Board of Regents, 

We, UP faculty and staff, condemn the institutional and interpersonal racism, sexism, and tokenism existing in our institution.  

We stand in solidarity with the writer of the Beacon op-ed, and we believe her. 

We call on the administration to work diligently and relentlessly in order to expose and eradicate these institutional evils. 

We urge you to fully cooperate with the independent investigation and make the findings public. We expect immediate transparency about your timeline and process for vetting and hiring investigators specializing in anti-racism and sex/gender discrimination. 


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