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Universities Standing Strong For Academic Freedom and Against Bigotry (running list)

The following is a list of institutions whose presidents or chancellors have publicly rejected the academic boycott of Israel in recent days. The American Council on Education, an umbrella of 1,800 institutions that is widely considered the largest higher education organization in the United States, has condemned the boycott. So has the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities, which has 223 institutional members. The Executive Committee of the Association of American Universities, which represents 62 top institutions in the U.S. and Canada, has also expressed its strong opposition to the boycott, as has the American Association of University Professors, which counts more than 48,000 members. 134 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed a letter condemning the boycott.

(Updated 1:21 p.m. EST, 2/26. Current tally: 250)

In addition, the following institutions’ American Studies programs have withdrawn their membership in the American Studies Association (ASA) following its boycott vote:

Furthermore, the following institutions have flatly denied being institutional members of the ASA, though the organization has listed them as such:

The editorial boards of the following student newspapers have also published editorials condemning the boycott of Israel and hailing their university administrations’ rejection thereof:

With thanks to William A. Jacobson at Legal Insurrection for his diligence.

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    I see my school is listed. Looking good.
  3. geowizard51448 reblogged this from avimayer and added:
    'm proud to see more and more colleges across the country stand up for Israel and denouncing this bigoted, offensive,...
  4. search4zion reblogged this from avimayer and added:
    This is so great. I was really afraid that a large number of universities would divest. My opinion of Israel aside (and...
  5. youngcontrarian reblogged this from avimayer and added:
    Thank you, comrade.
  6. justanotherhighschoolgrad reblogged this from avimayer and added:
    i am very dissappointed in the fact that my university is not on this list
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