Despite petitions, Hurst’s belief in education for all and personal regret for his prior treatment of Blacks, Hurst founded the University as a whites-only institution, without any explicit integration policy, in 1893.
When Fatima Tariq, a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of International Service, approached her academic counselor with questions about pursuing a regional focus of South Asia in SIS, she left the office disappointed.
Tariq spoke to her counselor in the hopes of expanding the course offerings for the South Asia focus by adding more religion classes, to which she was turned down.
Goodbyes can be bitter, and for AU lacrosse players Lexi Perez, Jennifer DeSimone, Leah Brennan and Samantha Breeze, the spring semester will be their last representing the Eagles on the athletic field.
For their first three years with the AU lacrosse program, wins have been hard to come by for Perez, DeSimone, Brennan and Breeze.
A little more than a year ago, our editorial board considered what we’d like to see from Sylvia Burwell as our next University president. Chiefly among our hopes, we requested that Burwell maintain an open line of communication with the student body.
This year, the University marked the first month of March in three years without a new Title IX complaint.
In March 2015, 2016 and 2017, the University announced that a complaint had been filed against them for their handling of a Title IX investigation.
Now, more than three years after the first complaint was publicized, there have been few updates on the state of the investigations from the Department of Education.