Wednesday, February 7, 2018

UC-Berkeley architecture students demand removal of professor

"A group of UC Berkeley architecture students say their academic careers are in limbo because the university has allowed a prominent professor to serve on doctoral committees and advise them despite a 2016 campus finding that he sexually harassed a student..."

The quote above, from an article in the San Francisco Chronicle, goes on to describe a situation in which a faculty member has been suspended from teaching but still performs certain duties while awaiting a final decision from the campus Privilege and Tenure Committee. You can find it at the link below:

It raises important issues about tenure protections and what could become of them if they are overridden in this or other cases.

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