READ: Harvard President Claudine Gay's resignation letter
Harvard President Claudine Gay resigned Tuesday after facing intense scrutiny for her appearance at a congressional hearing on antisemitism.
Why it matters: Gay, a political scientist and Harvard's first Black president, also faced allegations of plagiarism in her published work. She will have the shortest tenure in the school's history.
- In a letter to the Harvard community, Gay announced her resignation, which was first reported by the Harvard Crimson.
- Below is the full text: