Interim President Terry King sent this statement in a campus-wide email on Jan. 29. The response follows President Trump's recently signed executive order banning immigration from seven countries.
University issues first statement in response to temporary immigration ban
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In response to President Donald Trump's executive order that temporarily bans immigration from seven countries, Interim President Terry King issued a statement in a campus-wide email on Sunday night.
Read the statement below:
To our Ball State faculty, staff and students,
As you might know, there have been recent and rapid developments regarding immigration. As we work together to understand these events, we are aware of the concern this might cause our Ball State community.
It is important to restate that we are committed to our inclusive environment, and remain very supportive of all of our students, especially international students and faculty who might feel particularly vulnerable at this time. We will continue to closely follow developments and provide appropriate support and assistance.
Terry King, Interim President
Ball State University
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