The Stanford College Division of Public Security (SUDPS) is investigating “a number of incidents” on-campus associated to the “violence in Israel and Gaza,” newly-inaugurated President Richard Saller and Provost Jenny Martinez wrote in a Thursday electronic mail to college students.
The e-mail didn’t specify which incidents the division is investigating.
This electronic mail comes over per week after the College suspended non-faculty teacher Ameer Hasan Loggins for “identity-based focusing on” associated to the remedy of Jewish college students in two COLLEGE sections he taught.
In Thursday’s electronic mail, Saller and Martinez urged neighborhood members to chorus from “actions that will seem to focus on people.”
Saller and Martinez additionally reiterated the College’s dedication to campus security, writing that SUDPS is “actively working to safe the protection of campus.”
That is the second electronic mail concerning the Israel-Gaza battle from Martinez and Saller, who beforehand despatched out an extended assertion on Oct. 11 after dozens of college members known as on Stanford to launch a press release condemning Hamas’ latest assault on Israel.
The Oct. 11 assertion condemned the assault on Israel and acknowledged college students’ proper to free speech concerning the battle, together with their rights to place up banners, submit indicators and chalk on campus.
Consistent with the College’s place on institutional neutrality, they made no particular statements concerning the violence overseas, focusing as a substitute on the state of affairs at Stanford. “There isn’t any place for hate and bodily violence on this campus,” wrote Saller and Martinez.