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Billionaires and free speech advocates wade into US college antisemitism fray – The Guardian US

Billionaires and free speech advocates wade into US college antisemitism fray – The Guardian US

Leaders of three prestigious US universities remained under pressure on Friday as a controversy about antisemitism on campus, inflamed by their appearance at a congressional hearing earlier in the week, showed little sign of abating, with free speech advocates and billionaire college donors wading into the fray.Liz Magill, the president of the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), survived an emergency meeting of its board of trustees on Thursday amid backlash to her “disastrous” comments to the hearing investigating rising campus antisemitism since the beginning of the Israel-Gaza war.However, her future at the university is still in question; on Friday, the board of… 

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