Day By Day

Monday, June 26, 2006

Ward Churchill is History

From Channel 7 News in Denver:
The University of Colorado announced Monday that it will dismiss controversial professor Ward Churchill. "Today, I issued to Professor Churchill a notice of intent to dismiss him from his faculty position at the University of Colorado Boulder," CU Interim Chancellor Phil DiStefano said Monday afternoon.
Read it here.

It's not quite final yet, there is a review and appeals process, but things are looking good for one university's [grudging] attempt to restore some degree of integrity to their small corner of the academic swamp. Maybe the cancer of corruption that has been spreading through the academic establishment for decades is not yet terminal.

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