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Stanford statement on academic boycotts

The following is a statement by Stanford University on the academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions announced by several associations:

Stanford University does not support an academic boycott of Israeli academic institutions. Stanford agrees with the position taken by the Association of American Universities on Dec. 20: "Efforts to address political issues, or to address restrictions on academic freedom, should not themselves infringe upon academic freedom."

For the complete AAU statement, see http://www.aau.edu/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=14859.