House campus antisemitism hearing sweeps up Northwestern and Rutgers: ‘Gravely concerning’

The House Education and the Workforce Committee is amending its antisemitism hearing to include the presidents from Northwestern University and Rutgers University over “gravely concerning” agreements reached with pro-Palestinian protesters on their college campuses.

Originally, the presidents from Yale, the University of Michigan, and UCLA were to testify before the committee on May 23 for a hearing titled “Calling for Accountability: Stopping Antisemitic College Chaos.” However, “shocking concessions” from Michael Schill, president of Northwestern, and Jonathan Holloway, president of Rutgers, pushed Chairwoman Virginia Foxx (R-NC) to change the witnesses appearing on Capitol Hill.

“They have surrendered to antisemitic radicals in despicable displays of cowardice,” Foxx said in a statement. “As a result of these gravely concerning actions, the Committee
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