PERSPECTIVES: Unlike Penn and Harvard, Columbia U Stayed Out of the News Cycle, But Not Controversy, About Israel-Hamas War

Columbia’s president, Nemat Shafik, attended the COP28 Climate Conference rather than the Congressional hearing, and that choice kept her out of the national limelight. But The New York Times reports that “her call for compassion and respect, some students said, does not reflect what they say has been a repressive effort to rein in pro-Palestinian protesters that have gone farther than at other Ivy League universities.” Read more here.

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