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Young's plan: Texas A&M University President Michael K. Young announced Monday afternoon a 10-part plan that aims to help the racial climate on campus. Among the steps are having a "diverse group of leaders and voices" meet with A&M's senior leadership and Young, along with creating strategies "to combat hate and exclusion while fostering more inclusive values for our campuses."

Statue debate: A&M football players are speaking out for the removal of the Lawrence Sullivan Ross statue, including quarterback Kellen Mond on Twitter.

Scholarship fund: The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Monday unanimously approved the creation of a $100 million scholarship fund to help the system's universities address "diversity issues." It also will increase aid for students who are economically disadvantaged or in the first generation of their families to attend college.

Fall classes: A&M Provost Carol A. Fierke released more details about A&M's fall class schedule in an email to students on MondayA&M will not hold classes on Saturdays after initially considering it. Instead, classes will be scheduled later into each day Monday through Friday.

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