University of Missouri officials expressed anger Tuesday at a flyer that proclaimed “Hitler rules” found in Gateway Hall this week.
It’s the second time this school year an anti-Semitic message was found in the building, according to the Columbia Daily Tribune.
Last October, someone drew a swastika on a restroom wall using feces. The incident ignited racial tensions on campus during protests that led to the resignation of UM System President Tim Wolfe.
In April 2015, student Bradley Becker pleaded guilty to property damage and was sentenced to probation after being charged with a hate crime for two incidents of anti-Semitic graffiti in the Mark Twain dormitory building.
Interim Chancellor Hank Foley and Interim Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Chuck Henderson said in a statement, “Our core values – including that of Respect – must become more than words on paper or a banner.”
Missouri University Police Department Major Brian Weimer told the Tribune that he did not know when the graffiti was found or reported, but his department was investigating the incident together with the Office for Civil Rights and Title IX.