US feds open probe into alleged antisemitism at University of Vermont

The US Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights has opened a formal investigation into alleged anti-Jewish discrimination at the University of Vermont, the latest in a series of high-profile antisemitism investigations against US colleges.

A complaint against Vermont’s flagship university alleged a “campaign of intimidation, harassment and discrimination” against Jewish students, and said the university’s administration turned a blind eye to antisemitism.

“This has created a hostile environment on campus in which Jewish students are being excluded from university clubs and support groups,” said the complaint. The groups that filed the complaint announced the investigation on Tuesday.

Read more on The Times of Israel.

Micah Ward
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Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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