Students and faculty gather in opposition to David Sabatini’s possible appointment at NYU (Max Gelman/Endpoints News)

Hun­dreds at NYU walk out in protest of re­ports that David Saba­ti­ni may join fac­ul­ty

New York Uni­ver­si­ty stu­dents, fac­ul­ty and alum­ni have a lot to say about re­ports that promi­nent re­searcher David Saba­ti­ni — who re­signed from MIT ear­li­er this month amid sex­u­al ha­rass­ment al­le­ga­tions — could soon be join­ing the fac­ul­ty.

Hun­dreds of peo­ple staged a walk­out across from NYU Lan­gone Health on Wednes­day, with signs that read “Stu­dents against Saba­ti­ni,” and “Does Ti­tle IX mat­ter?” Ti­tle IX pro­hibits sex-based dis­crim­i­na­tion in ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams.

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