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Statement from UT Austin President on Vandalism Near Campus

Statement from President Fenves on vandalism west of campus.

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Following is a statement from The University of Texas at Austin President Gregory L. Fenves:

At The University of Texas of Austin, we will not tolerate vandalism and threats targeting our students and are actively investigating the recent incidents near campus. Many students understandably feel concerned and vulnerable. I want them to know we are committed to making UT Austin a safe environment for all of our students.
 
UT police are working with Austin police to add extra patrols to the neighborhood and review video footage as part of a criminal investigation. The university has provided crisis support, advice and guidance to the students and groups affected by the incidents. The Office of the Dean of Students is investigating, in accordance with the recently issued Hate and Bias Incident Policy. The incident has also been referred to the Campus Climate Response Team.

 
Anyone with information about these incidents should contact UTPD at 512-471-4441.