Tuesday, April 5, 2016

More Bad PR

Inside Higher Ed continues - with a very lengthy article - to discuss a case of a UCLA History Dept. faculty member who was penalized (too mildly students and other faculty complain) for sexual harassment:

Should a professor who can’t be trusted to be alone with students be trusted to teach at all? Students at the University of California at [sic] Los Angeles say no, and they’re protesting the university’s decision to allow a professor accused of serial sexual harassment and assault to return to campus, despite a university agreement that stipulates he must leave his door open when meeting with students, among other requirements...

Full story at

But it could be worse. Old timers will remember Tallman Trask, a VC at UCLA in the 1970s and 1980s who is now having his problems at Duke:

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