The New Haven Register reports that in a letter to Yale President Richard Levin, Fareed Zakaria said he needed to shed some of his responsibilities as he re-examines his professional life.
Levin thanked Zakaria for his time and service.
Zakaria was suspended this month by Time magazine and CNN for lifting several paragraphs from a New Yorker magazine essay and using them in his Time magazine column. Zakaria apologized, calling it a "terrible mistake."
CNN and Time reinstated Zakaria last week, saying their reviews of his work had shown the lapse was an isolated incident.
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