But will the college face up to the anti-Semitic climate on campus that the controversy over Joy Karega’s conduct exposed?
Krislov’s resignation will take effect at the end of this academic year, and follows a tumultuous year of protest and anti-Semitism scandals on campus
Joy Karega, who is under investigation by the college for her conduct on social media, has apparently picked up right where she left off
Joy Karega, who claimed Israel created ISIS, perpetrated 9/11, and executed the Charlie Hebdo attacks, has been put on paid leave until the completion of an inquiry into her conduct
But not, like, that culturally appropriated sushi foodstuffs that Oberlin serves its student body
The college was made aware that it had an anti-Semitic professor on staff a month before the media broke the story. It failed to act—and that is just the tip of the iceberg.
What does it say about Oberlin’s hiring processes that it picked a bigot–who claims Israel did 9/11 and created ISIS–to teach social justice writing courses to undergraduates?
It was recently revealed that a professor at Oberlin College had been posting numerous anti-Semitic and anti-Israel messages on her Facebook page. The college president defended her right to free speech.
Plus bad things keep happening at bucolic Oberlin College
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