Pitzer College

Students Demand Pitzer College President Resign over Israel Program

Students at Pitzer College in Claremont, California, are demanding that the school’s president, Melvin Oliver, step down over his decision to keep the college’s study abroad program in Israel. Members of Pitzer’s student government introduced a “no confidence” resolution on Sunday, calling on Oliver’s “immediate resignation or removal from office.”

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

Pitzer College Faculty Votes to Suspend Study Abroad Program in Israel

The faculty of Pitzer College in California has voted to suspend its study abroad program in Israel after members of the faculty joined students in protesting its existence. The College has claimed to Breitbart News that the program remains in place “while the topic is undergoing a college-wide shared governance process.”  

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