Scholars Vow to Stay Away From U of Illinois Over Its Handling of Israel Critic

“Nearly 300 scholars have signed petitions pledging to stay away from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign until it rescinds its decision not to hire Steven G Salaita, whose appointment as a tenured professor of American Indian studies was blocked after he came under fire for tweets criticizing Israel’s military actions in Gaza … ” (more)

[Peter Schmidt, Chronicle of Higher Education, 13 August]

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