The University of Buffalo announced this week that it is removing President Millard Fillmore’s name from an academic creating. The choice was created in response to issues about Fillmore’s help for the Compromise of 1850, which resulted in the Fugitive Slave Act. University of Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi recommended that Fillmore’s values are not compatible with these of the university.
According to a report by the College Fix, the University of Buffalo announced this week that it is removing President Millard Fillmore’s name from a creating on campus.
“UBuffalo will remove the names Millard Fillmore, James O. Putnam and Peter B. Porter from four locations at UB, a decision that aligns with the university’s commitment to fight systemic racism and create a welcoming environment for all,” the university announced on Twitter this week.