On April 20, racist flyers were spotted in four places around campus, according to an email sent to University community members. This news comes as similar posters have been found on other college campuses across the country.
The flyers, removed after a complaint was made to the University, belonged to a white nationalist organization, noted Michele Minter, Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity, in the email.
Flyers were found “taped to a door at Stanhope Hall, to the main entrance of the Center for Jewish Life (CJL), to a Murray Dodge door, and in East Pyne Hall,” she mentioned. The flyers' content included "anti-immigrant, racist and anti-Semitic comments."
According to the caller who reported the incident, the individual posting the flyers was wearing dark clothing and a ski mask.
The suspect has not been identified.
This is not the first time such an incident has happened on the University's campus. Last year, a white nationalist hacker sent anti-Semitic flyers that promoted the neo-Nazi and white-supremacist website The Daily Stormer to University printers across campus.
The University will not release the name of the organization identified on the flyers, according to Daniel Day, Assistant Vice President for Communications.
Hours after the incident, Vanguard America, a white nationalist group, tweeted a photo of "hate facts," targeting immigrants, racial minorities, and women. The photo also singled out the over-representation of Jews at the University.
The photo was published in celebration of Hitler's birthday, April 20th, according to Vanguard America's New Jersey chapter's Twitter post.
The CJL has not yet responded to request for comment.