People Watch: Occidental College President Jonathan Veitch to step down

By: and | January 29, 2019
Jonathan Veitch is stepping down next year as president of Occidental College.Jonathan Veitch is stepping down next year as president of Occidental College.

 

Occidental College President Jonathan Veitch, who weathered turbulent campus protests over sexual assault and racial inequity, will step down next year. His voluntary resignation will allow him to return to teaching, research and writing. Read more

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Duke University professor Megan Neely, who warned Chinese students against communicating in their native language and urged them to speak English instead, has stepped down as the head of the master’s of biostatistics program after her emails sparked outrage on campus and on social media. Read more