Civil Rights and Academic Groups Deliver Petition to New York University President to Stop Racial Profiling Professors of Asian Descent

July 7, 2021

The petition urges New York University to immediately stop the racial profiling of faculty members of Asian descent and protect their due process rights.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, American Association of University Professors NYU Chapter (AAUP-NYU), and the Union for Graduate Employees at New York University (GSOC) delivered a petition to NYU President Andrew Hamilton with over 1,100 signatures from the academic community, including NYU faculty, staff, and students, concerned citizens, and community members in response to the unjust suspension and elimination of proper due process protections of two tenured professors of Asian descent at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.