Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912

The Legislature passed SB1912/HB2248 that removes funding from the Office for Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.  Sign this petition that we will deliver to Governor Haslam asking him to veto the bill.

Governor Haslam, we call on you to veto SB1912/HB2248 and protect the University of Tennessee-Knoxville's Office for Diversity and Inclusion.  The office plays a vital role in making the university competitive for the best students, faculty, and staff and it makes campus life welcoming for all.  Thank you for considering our views.

Who's signing

Deborah Caulder
Hannah Shimabukuro
Tami Newsom
David Treece
Lesley Starck
Sarah Bazen
Christopher Spurgin
daniela recabarren
Paul Recker
Matthew Meyers
2,097 SIGNATURES
2,500 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Deborah Caulder
    signed 2016-04-28 07:53:29 -0500
  • Hannah Shimabukuro
    signed via 2016-04-28 07:47:39 -0500
  • Tami Newsom
    signed 2016-04-28 07:44:32 -0500
  • Kristy Alley
    signed 2016-04-28 07:44:06 -0500
    Enough with this ridiculous hillbilly circus! You are making Tennessee a laughingstock and these hateful ideas do not represent me as a Tennesseean.
  • Michelle Nail
    signed 2016-04-28 07:36:44 -0500
    Michelle Nail
  • David Treece
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 07:31:12 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • David Treece
    signed 2016-04-28 07:30:36 -0500
  • Lesley Starck
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 07:22:34 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Lesley Starck
    signed via 2016-04-28 07:21:55 -0500
  • James Rooney
    signed 2016-04-28 06:59:51 -0500
  • Matthew Ingraham
    signed via 2016-04-28 06:55:52 -0500
  • Catherine Dixon
    signed 2016-04-28 06:53:37 -0500
  • Todd Shelton
    signed 2016-04-28 06:37:33 -0500
  • Sarah Bazen
    signed 2016-04-28 06:35:56 -0500
  • Christopher Spurgin
    signed via 2016-04-28 06:27:43 -0500
  • daniela recabarren
    signed 2016-04-28 05:47:32 -0500
  • Heidi Hill
    signed 2016-04-28 04:50:18 -0500
    Please end the madness, and start a conversation!
  • Sarah Musgrave
    signed via 2016-04-28 04:19:35 -0500
  • Colleen Maillie
    signed 2016-04-28 02:40:53 -0500
  • Ruth Adar
    @CoffeeShopRabbi tweeted link to this page. 2016-04-28 02:26:30 -0500
  • Ruth Adar
    signed 2016-04-28 02:26:14 -0500
    I am an alum of UTK. (B.A., 1976) The diversity office is vital.
  • Helena Nilsson
    signed 2016-04-28 02:05:42 -0500
  • Bj Alumbaugh
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-04-28 00:09:35 -0500
    Sign the petition: Defend Diversity at UT-Knoxville: Veto SB1912
  • Bj Alumbaugh
    signed via 2016-04-28 00:08:47 -0500
  • Britni Hakala
    signed 2016-04-27 23:16:40 -0500
  • Paul Recker
    signed via 2016-04-27 23:13:10 -0500
  • Matthew Meyers
    signed via 2016-04-27 22:49:15 -0500
  • Shahin Samiei
    signed via 2016-04-27 22:41:36 -0500
  • Jamie Bazen
    signed via 2016-04-27 22:32:24 -0500
  • sarah weatherill
    signed 2016-04-27 22:32:07 -0500

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