CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - A statement from University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan says she denounces some posters that appeared Tuesday near the first-year residence halls.
According to the statement, the posters were anti-Muslim.
In response, Sullivan wrote, "Efforts to stir up religious hatred and discrimination have no place here. I want to make clear that I explicitly denounce such efforts to create division within our university community and to make particular members of our community feel excluded or marginalized."
She says religious liberty is a key element of American heritage and a fundamental value at UVA.
Sullivan also adds that safety of the community is a paramount concern, and such incidents are taken seriously.