“There is a contradiction between the U’s expressed commitment to these sites and its simultaneous disinvestments of these sites.”
Senior Sofia Shank, telling the Minnesota Daily that the University of Minnesota likes to think itself sophisticated and diverse — but has disenfranchised cultural groups on campus.
About 40 students are filming a documentary, Whose University? Whose education? questioning whether the U, through recent actions and funding decisions, is truly committed to funding and supporting ethnic diversity on campus. (It may take on Minnesota higher education as well, the article indicates.)