A petition circulating in the Harvard University student body seeks to ban Trump administration officials from teaching, speaking, or attending the institution because of their association with the president.
The petition, discovered by Fox Business’ Lydia Moynihan, represented the latest attempt to punish Trump associates. Students are demanding that if the university does associate with a Trump alumnus, they’ll “create and share with students transparent guidelines” for why.
(1/3) SCOOP via @LJMoynihan: A group of @Harvard students is seeking to ban any Trump administration alum from attending, teaching, or speaking at Harvard, according a Harvard student with direct knowledge.— Charles Gasparino (@CGasparino) November 17, 2020
(2/3) They’re circulating a petition asking classmates to sign on to an effort to hold the Trump administration “accountable” by keeping them off campus.— Charles Gasparino (@CGasparino) November 17, 2020
(3/3) In the event the university does associate with a Trump alum, they demand the school “create and share with students transparent guidelines” as to why that Trump official is allowed on campus. No comment from Harvard.— Charles Gasparino (@CGasparino) November 17, 2020
Harvard, like other colleges, has been accused of censoring conservative viewpoints.