Harvard Corporation Rejects FAS Effort to Let 13 Pro-Palestine Student Protesters Graduate

May 22, 2024 1 min read

Emma H. Haidar and Cam E. Kettles
Harvard Crimson

Excerpt: The Harvard Corporation rejected an effort by the Faculty of Arts and Sciences to confer degrees on 13 seniors facing disciplinary charges for participating in the pro-Palestine encampment, an unprecedented veto that opens a new front in the internal battles that have convulsed Harvard for the past year.

The Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, deliberated late into the night on Tuesday as it stared down an impossible decision: render Harvard College’s disciplinary processes toothless by approving the FAS-amended list or undercut the authority of the University’s largest faculty by declining to uphold their amendment.

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