NORMAN, Okla. — University of Oklahoma President David Boren says a student involved in a racist incident at the University of Pennsylvania “is no longer enrolled” at OU.
Boren said in a statement Tuesday that the university has “zero tolerance” for those who take part in racism. Boren said OU will maintain a strong sense of community that values and respects all students.
The Associated Press and other local media outlets have identified several reports of racist incidents at schools since Donald Trump was elected president including a group chat that the Oklahoma student got involved with aimed at Black freshmen at Pennsylvania, Trump’s alma mater.
Boren said in a previous statement that university officials were investigating and that it appears the matter did not originate at the University of Oklahoma.