Harvard President Claudine Gay resigns after antisemitism accusations

Harvard University President Claudine Gay resigned amid plagiarism accusations and criticism over testimony at a congressional hearing. 

In her resignation letter, Gay said “It has become clear that it is in the best interests of Harvard for me to resign so that our community can navigate this moment of extraordinary challenge”.

She faces accusations of being unable to “definitively affirm” that advocating for the genocide of Jews on campus would breach the school’s conduct policy.


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