College president under fire for criticizing pro-Antifa professor

President Philip Hanlon said Thursday he made the August 21 statement after a surge of reaction from students, families, alumni and others who interpreted professor Mark Bray’s remarks as supporting violent protest and believed Bray was speaking for the Ivy League school.

Hanlon was criticized in a letter by more than 100 faculty members for his statement after Bray appeared on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to explain the anti-fascism movement.