UMD town hall addresses racism on campus after stabbing death

On Thursday, there was new anger at a town hall held at the University of Maryland.

COLLEGE PARK, MD (WUSA9) - The FBI said the murder of Lt. Richard Collins III on the University of Maryland's campus might have been a hate crime.

On Thursday, there was new anger at a town hall held at the University of Maryland.

It was all about the stabbing death of Collins.  He was about to graduate from nearby Bowie State.

Police say a white student stabbed Collins at a UMD bus stop.

Students say this is a cultural low point and demand the university make changes, which is something they insist they have not seen.

Administrators say this could bring both universities together. They are reviewing codes of conduct and other ways to make change.

"There is no one administrator that can fix these problems that cut across our entire society. We all are a part of the solution," said Dr. Joann Boughman,  vice chancellor of university academic affairs. 

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