"There is always a philosophy for lack of courage."—Albert Camus

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Someone Ought to be Fired

Another example of university administrators not having a clue as to what the First Amendment requires of them: a state university has reprimanded a tenured professor because they've decided that the things he's posted on his door constitute "harassment", not "protected free speech." Nonsense upon nonsense. Administrators are not going to learn their lesson on these things - if you're working at a state university, you can't tell someone not to say something except under very limited circumstances - until people start losing their jobs. The professor and his legal team should do more than ding the school for some cash, they should demand firings.

1 comment:

James F. Elliott said...

I saw similar stuff when I worked for my campus newspaper lo these many years ago. Something about living in a bubble makes people hypersensitive.