An Important Message from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

| Published: June 01, 2020

An Important Message from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
The recent death of George Floyd, a former Texas A&M-Kingsville student, weighs heavily upon us and the nation. We join Governor Abbott, Chancellor John Sharp, and the many others who condemn the actions that led to this tragedy. 

As a University, we remain steadfast in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We provide educational experiences that include the development of engaged citizens. We graduate students who are critical thinkers and problem solvers. We prepare leaders that strive to create a more equitable and just society. These qualities and this type of leadership are crucial to the future of our country. Still, there is more we can do, and there is more we will do.

As a first step, the Division of Student Engagement and Success will host a virtual forum on Thursday, June 4, at noon. This forum will present students the opportunity to engage in dialogue about patterns of violence and systemic racism found in the recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. More details about the forum are forthcoming.

Additionally, we will explore concrete strategies for addressing these complex issues with University and Corpus Christi law enforcement officials.

Thank you,

Kelly M. Miller, Ph.D.
President/CEO

Clarenda Phillips, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ahmed Mahdy, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Innovation

Don Albrecht, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Engagement and Success

Jaclyn Mahlmann
Vice President for Finance and Administration

Jaime Nodarse Barrera
Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Andy Benoit
Vice President for Enrollment Management

Cheryl Cain
Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Jon Palumbo
Director of Athletics