New York University's president said the graduate speaker's remarks made some audience members feel unwelcome and excluded.
The ice-free zone appeared in 2017 and grew to more than 30,000 square miles.
The former president's daughter attended a vigil for the victims on Friday night.
"We are living in strange times." Melissa Murray said. "This is insanity."
NYU has issued an apology to black students following a controversy sparked over racially stereotyped food and beverage options at a Black History Month event.
Children were told a story about a person who was "really, really smart" and their assumptions on the protagonist's gender were monitored.
A quarter of the 60 wealthiest universities leave low-income students owing more than $20,000 in loans.
Joo Won-moon, 21, from New York, was caught crossing from the Chinese side of the Yalu River, a North Korea news agency says.
He was refused entry after criticizing migrant worker policies in Abu Dhabi, raising questions about academic freedom
One of the paper's distribution partners deemed the paper "too sensitive for local printing"
In the United Arab Emirates, universities are expected to tow the government line