Office of the President

Andrew Petter, President and Vice-Chancellor

Statement on Orlando shootings

June 13, 2016

Message of condolence

Our condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims of the terrible mass shooting in Orlando, Florida over the weekend.

This horrific act reminds us of the importance of countering hatred and violence in all its forms, and of the ongoing need to protect the rights of and to stand together with the LGBTQ community.    

Please take a moment to think of the victims, their families and friends, and all those affected by this terrible incident.