University of Missouri system President Tim Wolfe resigned on Monday amid racial unrest that led to student and faculty protest. The resignation comes amid allegations that Wolfe and others on campus ignored complaints about racism on the university's campus. Just a day earlier Wolfe released a statement saying change was needed but indicated he was not inclined to resign. Wolfe, a former computer software executive, was hired as system president nearly four years ago. Black students on Missouri's campus have criticized Wolfe's handling of racial matters on the university's campus throughout the year.The unrest has led to some members of Missouri's football team saying they would boycott team activities until Wolife's resignation.
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