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Pitzer College Disgraces Itself for BDS

On Thursday, a day on which rockets were fired at Tel Aviv from the Gaza Strip, the College Council of Pitzer College voted overwhelmingly to suspend Pitzer’s study abroad program with the University of Haifa. The council, a board that includes faculty, students, and staff, joins the college’s professoriate, which had already voted to suspend the program in November. The College…

Message to the Pitzer College Community from President Melvin L. Oliver

This evening, our College Council, composed of faculty, students and staff, met to consider the faculty-originated motion to suspend Pitzer’s direct-enroll program at the University of Haifa in Israel. This discussion produced passionate arguments and debates on several sides of the issue. Ultimately, a majority of College Council’s eligible voters (faculty, students and staff) passed…

Pitzer College Council Votes to Suspend Israel Study Abroad Program

The Pitzer College Council voted to suspend their study abroad program at the University of Haifa on March 14, by margin of 67-28, with 8 abstentions in front of hundreds of people in the McConnell Center’s Founders Room. The motion, which was introduced by Pitzer faculty in November, initially stated that Pitzer should suspend the program until Israel ends…

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