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Columbia University faculty pass vote of no confidence in president

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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Francis Chung/POLITICO

Arts and Sciences faculty at Columbia University on Thursday passed a vote of no confidence in the institution’s president, Minouche Shafik — a sign of growing dissent over her controversial handling of pro-Palestinian demonstrations.

Out of the 709 professors who voted for the resolution — introduced by the Columbia chapter of the nonprofit American Association of University Professors — 65 percent expressed no confidence in Shafik, while 29 percent voted against it and 6 percent abstained, according to the results shared with POLITICO.

Nearly 900 faculty out of Columbia’s more...

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