LSU student government ‘strongly condemns’ President Tate over campus building names

The LSU Student Senate unanimously passed a resolution to ‘strongly condemn’ LSU president William Tate for what they see as inaction by the university in renaming buildings on campus that students have deemed offensive.

The resolution came on the heels of an article in the university’s student newspaper, The Reveille, last month that revealed the LSU Building Name Evaluation Committee disbanded in December 2021.

In a letter to Tate on December 22 last year, assistant vice provost and administrative liaison for the committee Ryan Landry wrote that the 16-person committee decided to disband “to give the new administration adequate time to develop its vision and set priorities.”

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