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Columbia deans on administrative leave pending investigation of texts sent during antisemitism panel

Posted on AllSides June 22nd, 2024
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Academia’s antisemitism problem landed multiple Columbia University deans facing consequences for their less-than-private remarks during a panel discussing the issue. Escalating from basic protests to encampments and the outright overtaking of a campus building, the astroturf Hamas sympathies displayed at New York City’s Ivy League member aided in kindling similar demonstrations across the nation. Occurring months after congressional hearings on campus antisemitism had landed the heads of Harvard University, MIT, and the University of Pennsylvania in hot water, four deans at Columbia University allegedly went beyond merely failing to condemn...

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