Cancelled speaker at Friends Central the latest in a spate of on-campus free speech controversies

February 16, 2017

by Dana DiFillipo at Newsworks

Although he joined Swarthmore’s faculty just two years ago as a visiting professor, hundreds of students pack his lectures, film screenings, and annual trips to Israel/Palestine. Hundreds more signed a petition last year to ask administrators to give him tenure so he could stick around longer.

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