The board met on Monday night to review their literature policy in light of the controversy but voted unanimously to keep it unchanged.
Artist Steven Leyba was ordered to remove his paintings despite the fact he was using the symbol to reclaim its original significance in Native American culture.
By choosing to remove the book, a precedent is set for the success of future book challenges that place objectionable content over pedagogical merit.
The groups emphasize that the mere presence of explicit language and violence in a book provides no justification for its removal.
Were institutions like Lincoln Center to yield to calls for cancellation coming from the BDS movement or elsewhere, any ensuing conversation would be much impoverished and further polarized.