"The University is disgusted by the racist and anti-Semitic grafitti scrawled on one our classroom buildings. It was a shock to see a swastika–long an unambiguous symbol of hatred and white supremacy–drawn on one of our buildings.
"We urge anyone who may have information to step forward.
"NYU's is a diverse, inclusive campus. The views associated with these words and symbols are utterly at odds with the NYU community's values. Our community stands united in opposition to this vile message."