Harvard Announces Chelsea Manning As Kennedy School Visiting Fellow

The Institute of Politics at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government announced Chelsea Manning in its new list of visiting fellows.

The Washington Free Beacon reports:

The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University has named convicted felon and transgender activist Chelsea Manning as a visiting fellow at its Institute of Politics for the 2017-18 academic year.

Harvard’s announcement of its incoming class of visiting fellows at the Institute of Politics celebrates Manning’s inclusion as the program’s “first transgender fellow.”

Reacting to the announcement, former CIA Acting Director Michael Morell announced his resignation from his post at Harvard.

Fox News reports:

Morell, a former CIA deputy director who twice served as acting director, announced his resignation from Harvard’s Belfer Center was a result of Manning’s appointment, saying he couldn’t be part of an organization “that honors convicted felon and leaker of classified information.”

Sean Spicer the former Press Secretary and Acting Communications Director for President Trump was also added as a visiting fellow.