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College Presidents Decry Intimidation on Campuses
150 150 The American Jewish Committee

“In the current period of world wide political turmoil that threatens to damage one of our country’s greatest treasures-colleges and universities- we commit ourselves to academic integrity in two ways. We will maintain academic standards in the classroom and we will sustain an intimidation-free campus. These two concepts are at the core of our profession.…

A Challenge to House Master Hanson
150 150 Alan M. Dershowitz

In my 38 years of teaching at Harvard Law School, I don’t recall ever writing in praise of any action by a Harvard president, but this time I must congratulate President Lawrence H. Summers for his willingness to say out loud what many of us in the Harvard community have long believed: namely, that singling…

Address at morning prayers Memorial Church Cambridge, Massachusetts
150 150 Lawrence Summers

Address at morning prayers Memorial Church Cambridge, Massachusetts Comments by Lawrence Summers President September 17, 2002 I speak with you today not as President of the University but as a concerned member of our community about something that I never thought I would become seriously worried about -­the issue of anti-Semitism. I am Jewish, identified…