Brooklyn College Provost Accused Of Anti-Semitic Behavior, Racial Bias

April 3, 2012 12:00 AM

Brooklyn College Provost Accused Of Anti-Semitic Behavior, Racial Bias
" NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Assemblyman Dov Hikind is calling for an independent investigation into accusations of anti-Semitism and racial bias at Brooklyn College.

Hikind said some high-level staff members claim despite recommendations from search committees, Provost William Tramontano prevented observant Jewish women from being hired as teachers and other Orthodox Jews were denied promotions because of their religion.

“In one particular case, a person who was trying to get a job, her name was Miriam, was approved by the committee,” Hikind said "

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