WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Hundreds of Brandeis University students have occupied the school’s administration building and say they won’t leave until officials address their demands regarding diversity.
A group of students called #ConcernedStudents2015 began occupying the Bernstein-Marcus Administrative Center on Friday after they say interim president Lisa Lynch failed to address 13 concerns about racial equality outlined in a letter sent to her on Thursday.READ MORE: Mass. man killed during police shooting at Space Force Station in NH identified as Michael Foley
Students continued protesting inside the building on Monday. Their demands include a 10 percent increase in the number of full-time black faculty in all departments and curriculum that would increase racial awareness and inclusion.READ MORE: It sounds like Xander Bogaerts would be open to in-season extension talks with Red Sox
Students say they had met with Lynch Friday but she did not have a plan.
A university spokesman told The Boston Globe Sunday that the demands are being reviewed.MORE NEWS: Boston area gets a glimpse of 'super flower blood moon' lunar eclipse
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