Last year the University of Missouri found itself in the middle of a racist controversy. The campus was embroiled in protests led by the #BLM or Black Lives Matter movement.
The protests ended in the President of the University stepping down marking a victory for the protesters.
That victory may be short lived for the University as prospective parents have spoken with their pocketbooks against Mizzou.
Enrollment for next years freshmen class has dropped like a rock.
From The St. Louis Post Dispatch:
This fall could mark the smallest class of incoming freshmen at the University of Missouri-Columbia in nearly a decade as the school continues to lose students, partly because of last fall’s protests.
The university on Wednesday announced the amount of students paying freshman tuition deposits — a key indicator of coming enrollment — has decreased by 1,470 compared to last year.
It’s nearly 600 fewer students…