University of Michigan Creates ‘George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund’

by Kyle Olson

The University of Michigan board of regents created a “George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund” Wednesday and denounced “anti-blackness” school leaders said exists in America.

The George Floyd Memorial Scholarship Fund will “support student scholarships to those who have demonstrated commitment to bettering their community through social justice.”

The board of regents, along with university president Mark S. Schlissel, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Susan M. Collins, and Chief Diversity Officer Robert M. Sellers expressed “condolences to all who have been painfully affected by the horrendous murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis,” according to a statement reported by Mlive.

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