Petition Update

Penn Opposes Boycott

Simon Bronner
Harrisburg, PA

Dec 7, 2013 — Here is good news. The President of the University of Pennsylvania has reaffirmed its stance against academic boycott in light of the ASA resolution: Previously, many university presidents, including those of Columbia and Harvard, and the Palestinian president of Al-Quds University, have opposed the boycott.

Penn opposes boycott of Israeli academic institutions
Penn opposes boycott of Israeli academic institutions
A call to boycott Israeli academic institutions gained traction in the American academic community this week, but Penn and the Association of American Universities continue to stand adamantly against a potential boycott. The National Council of the American Studies Association announced on Wednesday that it has unanimously endorsed a resolution calling for a boycott of Israeli academic institutions.