The American Association of University Professors (AAUP) is against it.
The University of Oregon is facing an internal division over a student body’s vote to divest from any company that has any relationship with Israel, including hummus maker Sabra.
After ten hours of discussion and disagreement, UC-Santa Barbara student senators walked out a meeting on whether to pass a boycott-Israel resolution or not to.
Over fifty student groups at New York University are pushing a petition to encourage the university administration to divest from Israel-produced goods and products such as Sabra-brand hummus.
Another divest-from-Israel student resolution is making its way in the George Washington University student association, after a failed attempt to do so last year over lack of attention to detail.
An anti-Israeli resolution narrowly passed at the University of Minnesota, but whose language led to strong comments by the university president on the flaws of the resolution itself.
Texas A&M’s student government voted overwhelmingly to support Israel in a recent resolution.
Could this, to revive a phrase that might be used by the more traditional English professors who populated the MLA in days of old, lead to a a renaissance for the organization?
If Columbia University’s Center for Palestine Studies gets any more anti-Israel than it already is, it will have to register as a foreign agent.
Having failed in direct votes on even the most ardently anti-Israel campuses, propoents of boycotting, divesting from and sanctioning Israel and its scholars, BDS forces have been attempting to work their will on academia by stealth.