The former president of Harvard was never going to have an easy time at the elite white institution. And Trump Republicans made sure of it.
In a New York Times op-ed, Claudine Gay said she hopes her resignation "will deny demagogues the opportunity to further weaponize my presidency."
Accusations of plagiarism have ruined the careers of academics and undergraduates alike.
The news follows weeks of political pressure and plagiarism accusations aimed at Gay.
The school’s governing board reaffirmed its support for Claudine Gay, who came under fire following her comments about antisemitic threats.
The letter asks Harvard's governing body to “resist political pressures” to oust Claudine Gay, who came under fire for her remarks at a congressional hearing.
Outrage ensued over a clip of various academic leaders at a congressional hearing, even though they repeatedly condemned antisemitism while there.
The firm Davis Polk said that its decision, affecting Harvard and Columbia students, is "appropriate" to "provide a safe and inclusive work environment."
"My mom is infinitely proud of all of her children, but I wonder if she wasn’t at that moment just a little bit ashamed of me."
Meanwhile, CEOs on social media are asking for the students' names to be made public for blacklisting purposes.