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White supremacist cards found on campus, university releases statement

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White supremacist business-sized cards were found on campus Oct. 11, according to an email release from President Trauth.

University Police is still considering this incident an open investigation and more information is not available at this time. If anyone has information regarding the incident, contact UPD at 512.245.2805.

Dating back to Nov. 9, 2016, Texas State has been targeted by white supremacists organizations that have posted flyers and hung banners throughout campus.

Trauth said the Council on Inclusive Excellence was established to address these issues and is led by Chief Diversity Officer Ameerah McBride. The council was created to evaluate and offer feedback on issues related to the university climate.

“Racism will not be tolerated at Texas State University,” Trauth stated. “Each time this has occurred, it has been deeply upsetting to our community. I have heard from students, faculty, and staff very moving and personal accounts of how disturbing it is when this material is found on campus.”

Students, faculty and staff can express concerns with the council by contacting Ameerah McBride or Scott Bowman at equityaccess@txstate.edu.

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