Protest over Rudd’s salary, benefits fizzles on hot Friday afternoon

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 27, 2019 6:05 PM CT | Published: September 27, 2019 5:37 PM CT
<strong>University of Memphis student Tre Black (left), chairman of The Memphis Young Democratic Socialists, led a protest on campus Friday, Sept. 27. The group is urging that all campus workers earn a $15 per hour wage.</strong> (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

University of Memphis student Tre Black (left), chairman of The Memphis Young Democratic Socialists, led a protest on campus Friday, Sept. 27. The group is urging that all campus workers earn a $15 per hour wage. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian)

A student-led protest at the University of Memphis over President David Rudd’s bonus package and other issues sparked to life briefly Friday afternoon with chanting before fizzling.

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Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.


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