UPDATE (11:22 am, EST): Wolfe has formerly resigned his post.
One day after members of the University of Missouri football team pledged to avoid all team activities until President Tim Wolfe resigns, head coach Gary Pinkel voiced his support for their cause on Twitter.
The Mizzou Family stands as one. We are united. We are behind our players. #ConcernedStudent1950 GP pic.twitter.com/fMHbPPTTKl
— Coach Gary Pinkel (@GaryPinkel) November 8, 2015
The 32 players involved in the strike are protesting “a collection of incidents at the university” marginalizing students’ college experiences, with the latest being the appearance of a swastika — drawn with human feces — in a dormitory bathroom. (RELATED: Mizzou Football Players Boycott Football Over Black Activist’s Hunger Strike)
According to Deadspin, Wolfe does not plan to resign.
Official statement from @UMPrez/@umsystem: pic.twitter.com/XKBYCtEAa6
— Ashley Jost (@ajost) November 8, 2015