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Northwestern University President Michael Schill

Northwestern University President Michael Schill testifies during a hearing of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce regarding pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses on Capitol Hill on May 23.

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Northwestern University President Michael Schill

Northwestern University President Michael Schill testifies during a hearing of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce regarding pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses on Capitol Hill on May 23.

Mariam Zuhaib/AP Photos

Congress grills Northwestern president, others, over handling of campus protests

NU president Michael Schill testified before a House committee on Thursday, alongside the presidents of Rutgers and UCLA.

Northwestern University President Michael Schill testifies during a hearing of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce regarding pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses on Capitol Hill on May 23.

Mariam Zuhaib/AP Photos

   

A congressional committee sparred with university presidents from Northwestern and Rutgers over antisemitism on their campuses, as well as their handling of pro-Palestinian protests and encampments.

Reset digs into the main takeaways.

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