The Library at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, September 18, 2018 (REUTERS/Harrison McClary).
Police at Vanderbilt University discovered anti-Semitic graffiti at the university’s library on April 16.
A swastika and anti-Semitic comments were initially found by a student on a desk, Vanderbilt University said in a statement. The anti-Semitic graffiti was removed, and Vanderbilt University Police launched an investigation to determine who defaced the library and when the vandalism occurred.
The university said that it does not tolerate bigotry or discrimination.
“As we have stated previously, Vanderbilt University is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff. We wholeheartedly reject anti-Semitism and its symbols, and the abhorrent ideology associated with this act of vandalism has no place on our campus,” the university said in its statement.
It continued: “Vanderbilt does not tolerate language or actions that are bigoted or intended to intimidate…
Subscribe to The North Star
Subscribe for $10 a month to gain access to this and many more articles from The North Star.
Do you already have an account? Log In