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U. of Manitoba and Professor Settle Dispute

November 14, 2011
 

Gabor Lukacs has agreed to leave his position as a mathematics professor at the University of Manitoba, and to drop litigation against the university, ending a messy dispute between Lukacs and the institution, The Globe and Mail reported. Lukacs was suspended after he spoke out against the awarding of a Ph.D. to a student who did not pass his qualifying exam, and who said that he suffered from exam anxiety. While the university defended the Ph.D. process as legitimate and as reflecting help for a legitimate disability, Lukacs spoke out, saying that the university was hurting its academic reputation.

 
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