FGCU athletic director Ken Kavanagh held a video conference call with area media on a variety of topics on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020.
Naples Daily News
About six weeks ago, former FGCU basketball star Zach Johnson started a bit of a Twitter firestorm when he said that his alma mater had not been vocal enough regarding the Black Lives Matter movement.
After the tweets from Johnson and others, FGCU athletic director Ken Kavanagh did make a statement that the school did support the movement and had been having internal meetings on the subject.
In an interview soon after, Kavanagh reiterated what he had said, that meetings and town halls continued regarding social and racial injustice, and had ramped up since student-athletes returned to campus.
But with fall sports canceled, no announcements had been made.
“We wanted in some instances for the students to be back to start school, and