UConn President Susan Herbst On Respecting All; Religions

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Folks here’s a statement from UConn president Susan Herbst regarding the Jesus Christ in the Huddle comment from running backs coach/director of player personnel Ernest T, Jones.

From UConn…..

Statement From UConn President Susan Herbst: “At public universities we value everyone in our community, and treat each person with the same degree of respect, regardless of who they are, what their background is, or what their beliefs may be.  Every student, including student-athletes, must know they are accepted and welcomed at UConn.  Always. Our staff should educate and guide students, to ensure they are well-prepared for life at UConn and beyond.  But it should go without saying that our employees cannot appear to endorse or advocate for a particular religion or spiritual philosophy as part of their work at the university, or in their interactions with our students.  This applies to work-related activity anywhere on or off campus, including on the football field.   Our Athletic Director and Coach Diaco agree wholeheartedly with me, and have made this clear to their staff.”

 

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