Is Pima Dropping Jared Loughner's Math Instructor?

May 24, 2011

A story on KGUN9 News in Tucson raises questions about why Ben McGahee, an adjunct math instructor at Pima Community College, hasn't been rehired. One of the instructors of Jared Lee Loughner, accused in the mass shooting, McGahee warned officials that there appeared to be something seriously wrong with his student. After the shooting, McGahee talked about his experiences to reporters, and according to e-mails the station obtained, his comments annoyed college officials. Now his contract hasn't been renewed. Pima officials noted that many adjunct contracts for the fall aren't renewed until shortly before classes start. But KGUN9 reported that most of the adjuncts who teach similar courses already have contracts.

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