Cornel West publishes resignation letter saying Harvard University is in 'decay'
Cornel West, an activist and professor, is parting ways with Harvard University once again. In a resignation letter shared on social media, West cited "superficial diversity" and "political prejudices" as reasons for leaving the Ivy League school.
Monday night, West published his one-page letter, claiming that after 15 years teaching at Harvard, his tenure application was rejected. The letter was dated June 30.