In September, Breitbart News reported on University of Michigan Professor John Cheney-Lippold, who refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student that was looking to study abroad in Israel.
This boycott includes writing letters of recommendation for students planning to study there.”
Last week, another professor at the University of Michigan refused to write a letter of recommendation for a student looking to study abroad in Israel.
The statement ends with a commitment from Schlissel that professors will support students regardless of their personal beliefs.
“We will work to make absolutely clear that faculty members’ personal political beliefs cannot interfere with their obligations to our students with regard to letter-writing and all other modes of academic support,” he writes in the statement.