Widener Suspends Prof, Renews Controversy

August 9, 2011

Widener University has suspended a law professor, Larry Connell, even though he was cleared of charges of racial and sexual harassment, the Associated Press reported. The latest suspension -- which follows numerous battles between Connell and his dean -- is for his telling students about an earlier punishment he received. The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which backs Connell, issued a statement with links to many of the documents and blog posts related to the dispute.

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