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Columbia removes 3 deans for texts that touched on "antisemitic tropes"

Posted on AllSides July 8th, 2024
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Three Columbia University administrators were removed from their positions for engaging in text messages that "disturbingly touched on ancient antisemitic tropes," university officials said in a letter Monday. The big picture: Columbia was propelled into the spotlight for being a catalyst to nationwide protests on college campuses over the Israel-Hamas war, and administrators faced scrutiny for how they handled the demonstrations. • The university is also dealing with investigations over alleged antisemitic and anti-Palestinian discrimination. Driving the news: Columbia said it is holding administrators accountable for engaging in "very troubling...

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