- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 27, 2016

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - University of Wisconsin-Madison’s executives will get cultural training following a semester marked by students’ calls for a more inclusive college experience for minorities.

Associated Students of Madison, the university’s student group, sent a letter to Chancellor Rebecca Blank on Sunday demanding university leaders, including her, get training regarding identity, power, privilege and unconscious bias.

UW-Madison spokesman John Lucas said Wednesday that Blank and her executive team will honor the request and undergo training this summer. He said the school’s deans recently went through similar training.

Minority students have been pushing administrators for better experiences on campus for months after a number of racist incidents on campus. They’re especially angry with police for arresting a black student in class this month for allegedly spray-painting anti-racist messages on buildings.

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