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Outcry over antisemitism testimony rocks Ivy League

 Image: Bernard Dittrich; Manu Ros, Billy Wilson [CC BY-NC], via Wikimedia Commons

University of Pennsylvania president quits as MIT and Harvard heads try to weather fierce criticism

An Ivy League president has quit and the heads of two other institutions are coming under huge pressure after they gave evidence on antisemitism at a House committee meeting.

Harvard University president Claudine Gay and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) president Sally Kornbluth have so far kept their jobs. But University of Pennsylvania president Liz Magill resigned as anger over the 5 December hearing snowballed.

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