CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - The president of Southeast Missouri State University has released a statement on a recent study saying the university is number 1 in the nation for offensive language.
Southeast Missouri State University was recently named by collegestats.org in a study analyzing derogatory and racist language used in tweets as being home to some of the most offensive language in the country.
University President Carlos Vargas says the university has made numerous attempts to contact those involved in conducting this study, to no avail.
Vargas went on to say that based on the parameters of the study, the university was unfairly placed as the epicenter of the offensive tweets:
President Vargas also went on to say that the university actively works to maintain diversity on campus.
The statement goes on to say the university is working to correct the record. As of May 26, the article had been deleted from the collegestats.org website.