UND Provost Tom DiLorenzo, Vice President for Student Affairs Lori Reesor and other university administrators will participate in a protest walk held by American Indian students, the university said Thursday.
The walk was planned when UND officials did not take immediate action after students and others wore offensive T-shirts to a Saturday event popular with students.
Since then, UND officials, including President Robert Kelley, have condemned the shirts and said they would investigate the incident.
On Thursday, the university said administrators will attend the protest “to show our support and allegiance in combating prejudice and intolerance in our community, state, and world.”
UND reiterated that its newly hired associate vice president of diversity and inclusion will take concrete steps to make the campus more inclusive when she begins her job this summer.