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February 19, 2015

Mass Live: UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy Apologizes for Issuing Campus Ban on Iranian Nationals

UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy apologized to the campus Thursday and said he takes full responsibility for what happened with the policy to first ban Iranian nationals from certain programs then reverse the ban. After criticism from students, faculty and staff on campus as the National Iranian American Council among other places, and after consulting with the U.S. State Department, UMass reversed its decision Wednesday.

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