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After failing to condemn antisemitism: University of Pennsylvania president resigns | Israel Hayom

2023-12-09T22:07:47.297Z

Highlights: University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill announced her resignation Saturday evening. The move comes amid mounting pressure from donors over her unwillingness to define a call for genocide against Jews as anti-Semitic. Magill will remain a full faculty member at the School of Law. In the background, there was growing pressure after her appearance alongside two other university presidents before the House Education Committee, where they struggled to condemn calls for genocide Against Jews. The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees thanked Magill for her service to the University as President and wish her all the best.


The move comes amid mounting pressure from donors over her unwillingness to define a call for genocide against Jews as anti-Semitic — along with two other university presidents before the House Education Committee


University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill announced her resignation Saturday evening. In the background, there was growing pressure from donors following her appearance alongside two other university presidents before the House Education Committee, where they struggled to condemn calls for genocide against Jews.

Penn University President Elizabeth Magill Photo: AP

University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees (UPenn) Chairman Scott Bock wrote to colleagues this evening: "I am writing to share with you that President Liz Magill has voluntarily tendered her resignation. She will remain a full faculty member at the School of Law. On behalf of the entire Penn community, I would like to thank President Gil for her service to the University as President and wish her all the best."

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