The House Committee on Education and the Workforce is investigating Columbia University over “grave concerns regarding the inadequacy” of the school’s response to on-campus antisemitism.
The committee, chaired by Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., has been laser-focused on oversight into how U.S. colleges and universities are dealing with on-campus antisemitism in the wake of Iranian-backed Hamas’ Oct. 7 terrorist attack in Israel.
Foxx on Monday wrote a letter, obtained by Newsmax, to Columbia President Nemet “Minouche” Shafik and Board of Trustees co-Chairs Claire Shipman and David Greenwald that states “an environment of pervasive antisemitism has been documented at Columbia for more than two decades” before Hamas’ terrorist attack.
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