Temple loses opportunity for endowed chair

The Institute of Islamic Thought offered to endow a chair of Islamic Studies at Temple. After six months in which the university did not respond to the request, IIT withdrew the offer. Here are some articles about it: Donor cancels Islamic chair for Temple – The group offering a $1.5 million deal had been probed for terrorism. Trustees and others raised concerns. (Philadelphia Inquirer) Temple lost chair by sitting on the fence (Jewish Exponent)

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