Harvard still doesn’t get it.
Claudine Gay, the embattled president of Harvard University who was forced to resign after plagiarism and antisemitism scandals on Tuesday, will be welcomed back by the faculty.
Apparently, failing to condemn calls for genocide against Jews is OK, as long as you’re not in charge. As for plagiarism accusations, Gay has reportedly been accused of six new ones since Tuesday.
Through all of it, the Harvard Corporation insisted Gay stay as President.
What was the last straw?
As deep-pocketed donors fled, taking their millions with them, Harvard faculty doubled down – hundreds wrote a letter in support of Gay. Early admission applications took a nosedive, but the university didn’t budge.
Harvard ignored the accusations of plagiarism. Gay was allowed to “update” her work to add missing citations.
“On December 9,” the Harvard Corporation said in a statement, “the Fellows reviewed the results, which revealed a few instances of inadequate citation. While the analysis found no violation of Harvard’s standards for research misconduct, President Gay is proactively…