Harvard Students Protest University Decision to Deny Tenure to Popular Latina Professor

Image Credit: Twitter: @HarvardESC
Dec 05, 2019

At Harvard University, students are calling on the university to reverse its decision to deny tenure to Lorgia García Peña, who had been the only Latina in a tenure-track position at Harvard. On Monday, dozens of Harvard students held a sit-in at University Hall in support of Garcia Pena, and to demand Harvard create a dedicated Ethnic Studies Department. Over 3,000 students have signed a petition calling on Harvard to reverse its decision and offer Garcia Pena tenure.

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