Administration and Facultyneptuneweb2023-05-11T11:28:02-04:00
Some faculty members have themselves been the victims of antisemitism and discrimination while others have supported anti-Jewish bias. The responses by university administrators have also varied considerably. CAMERA monitors instances of antisemitism and anti-Zionist attacks on campus and provides informational and strategic support to students, faculty members and administrators.
News and Commentary
October 30, 2023
UC Ethnic Studies Faculty Council Defends Hamas Massacres in Israel
UC Ethnic Studies Faculty Council – A statement sent out by the UC Ethnic Studies Faculty Council calls on the UC administration to retract their characterization of the perpetrators of the October 7th massacres in Israel as “terrorists” and transfer negative characterizations to Israel.
UNC Professor Says She Feels Unsafe After Anti-Israel Graffiti on Campus
Spectrum News – As the Israel-Hamas war continues, unrest is on the rise at the UNC-Chapel Hill campus, with one professor believing the university is not doing enough to keep the campus safe, especially for Israeli students and staff.
Foreign Contributions to Universities Dominated by a Few Countries
Investigative Economics – A handful of countries stand out for the largesse of their contributions to specific universities and to a wide array of other schools. Qatar is by far the largest donor to American higher education institutions.
Cornell Prof who Found Hamas attack ‘Exhilarating’ and ‘Energizing’ Now on Leave of Absence
NY Post – Russell Rickford, an associate professor of history, went viral for the incendiary remarks to students during a pro-Palestinian protest soon after the Oct. 7 surprise attack on Israel killed 1,400 people, mostly civilians. He is now on a leave of absence until at least the end of the semester.
CAMERA on Campus provides assistance to students through the CAMERA Supported Group and CAMERA Fellowship programs.
This includes guidance in finding and connecting with speakers or films, planning and creating events, funding for student groups, and addressing Middle East distortions in campus publications, flyers, rallies, and classroom teaching.