Harvard Board Bans 13 Pro-Palestinian Protesters From Graduating

Harvard University’s governing board rejected a plea from faculty members on Wednesday to permit a group of 13 students to receive their degrees and graduate as they face disciplinary action for participating in pro-Palestinian demonstrations, the Harvard Crimson reported.

On Monday, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences voted to recommend that the 13 sanctioned students be allowed to graduate despite their disciplinary violations. Harvard Corporation’s veto of the faculty vote bars the students from receiving their degrees and graduating.

“Today, we have voted to confer 1,539 degrees to Harvard College students in good standing,” the Corporation wrote in a joint statement on Wednesday. “Because the students included as the result of Monday’s amendment are not in good standing, we cannot responsibly vote to award them degrees at this time.”

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