Chancellor Groves Responds to the Executive Order on Immigration

Antioch University’s Chancellor has issued a communication to the University community regarding the Executive Order on Immigration issued January 27, 2017 by President Trump. You can read it here.

He is also joining with other higher education leaders in calling for President Trump to rescind the Executive Order and to work with his Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to make reasonable and appropriate improvements in the visa programs in a way that does not unjustly and illegally target people of the Muslim faith or people from specific countries.

Antioch University supports all of our students, faculty, and employees who are foreign nationals. The University has a long history of being a leader in fostering a diverse and rich educational environment, and will continue to admit and support students without regard to their citizenship status or immigration status. We will continue to enforce our anti-discrimination policies which prohibit harassment and discrimination based on race, religion, gender, color, ancestry, and national origin.

Karen Hamilton ’17 (Antioch Los Angeles, MA) is Antioch's Director of Marketing for Content and Communications. She has used her storytelling and copywriting skills for more than twenty years, crafting articles and creating publications. She believes that communication is a powerful driver for social change.

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