President's task force addresses diversity at Southeast

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - After a year of work, Southeast Missouri State University's, President's Task Force on Diversity Education, is releasing its findings and setting up meetings to talk about them.

The 34-person task force is comprised of students, faculty, and staff.

It was charged with discussing the underlying issues that led to the protests in Ferguson, Missouri and that have continued nationwide; and to make recommendations regarding ways to improve diversity education at Southeast.

Two open forums are scheduled for Wed., Jan. 27 to share the report with the university community.

The first will be held from noon until 1:30 p.m. in Academic Auditorium and the second will run from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium in Dempster Hall.

Everyone is invited to attend.

Southeast president Carlos Vargas and members of the task force will be on hand to field questions and suggestions from those in attendance.

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