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University of Pennsylvania president quits after anti-Semitism uproar

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University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill released a statement saying she was resigning following days of backlash over her testimony to a House committee exploring anti-semitism on college campuses.

Elizabeth Magill

The president of a top university in the United States has resigned after a backlash over her testimony at a congressional hearing on rising anti-Semitism on campuses.

University of Pennsylvania President Elizabeth Magill stepped down on Saturday after blowback over her failure to say, under repeated questioning, that calling for genocide against Jews would violate the school’s code of conduct.



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