UPenn president Magill resigns in wake of antisemitism controversy

Posted on AllSides December 9th, 2023
From The Center

University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill resigned on Saturday following criticism of comments she gave in a House hearing this week about rising antisemitism on college campuses. At the hearing, Magill and other college leaders controversially said that it would depend on context whether comments calling for genocide of Jewish people would be considered harassment. Those statements brought her under fire from university alumni and Pennsylvania politicians, some of whom called on her to resign or be removed from the role. “I write to share that President Liz Magill has...

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