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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation

Statement from Director of Athletics Erin McDermott

Statement from Director of Athletics Erin McDermott

Statement from Erin McDermott, Director of Athletics & Recreation

"The University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation is in solidarity with those who raise their voices for justice, for addressing systemic racial inequities, and for all members of our society being honored and respected. We support our students and our community in striving for the ideals that we hope to achieve through sport as a vehicle for social change.

The Maroons are committed to our values of embracing diversity of thought and culture. We are committed to our ideals of becoming better versions of ourselves and being honorable citizens of the world. We are committed to impacting lives. We are committed to ensuring that every member of our Maroon Community and beyond is supported, honored and seen."