Students claim meeting with Eisgruber was unproductive, hunger strike will continue

May 06, 2024 1 min read

Olivia Sanchez and Miriam Waldvogel
Daily Princetonian

Excerpt: A group of students, faculty, alumni, and postdocs met with University President Christopher Eisgruber ’83, Dean of the Graduate School Rodney Priestley, and Dean of the School of Public and International Affairs Amaney Jamal on Monday at 11:30 a.m. to discuss the demands of the ongoing sit-in on Cannon Green.

The students’ demands, which have been public since the beginning of the sit-in on April 25, include divestment from Israeli companies and American military funding, an academic boycott of Israeli universities, the cultivation of ties with Palestinian academic institutions, and the creation of a center for Palestinian studies with scholarships for people displaced from Gaza. Multiple students present at the meeting told the Daily Princetonian that Eisgruber declined to meet any of their demands.

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