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Columbia U. students to vote on BDS ballot initiative on Sunday

MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN

Jerusalem Post

Sat Nov 23 2019

The Columbia College Student Council will vote Sunday on whether to allow a referendum in the upcoming elections cycle that would gauge student support for the BDS movement, according to a report published by the New York City university newspaper, the Columbia Spectator.

If the ballot initiative, being presented by Columbia University Apartheid Divest (CUAD), should pass resulting in a campus-wide referendum on BDS, that vote would be presented to the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing, which evaluates whether the majority of Columbia students favor divesting from Israel....

Columbia U. students to vote on BDS ballot initiative on Sunday