“Inconsistent with our mission and values.”

CBS News reports.

College president denounces black student’s non-white roommate request

CLAREMONT, Calif.– A small liberal arts college near Los Angeles is denouncing a Facebook post made by a black student who was seeking out a non-white roommate.

The Claremont Independent reports Pitzer College student Kare Urena asked in the post that only people of color apply to live in her off-campus residence, adding that she didn’t “want to live with any white folks.”

Pitzer President Melvin Oliver, who earlier this year became the first African American to lead a Claremont undergrad campus, calls the post “inconsistent with our mission and values.” He says the college wants to engage “complex intercultural issues, not to isolate individuals on the basis of any protected status.”