Habib Sadid has made himself an easy target. For many of his 22 years at Idaho State University, the professor of civil engineering has poked and prodded administrators. He’s run to the newspapers when he thought no one else would listen, espousing claims of rampant “corruption” within the university. In frenzied e-mails, he lambastes his dean as an ineffectual "liar." He’s even filed a lawsuit, alleging retaliation for his years in the loyal opposition.
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
--Penelope Andrews, law --Alan Bloom, history --Gretchen Buggeln, humanities and American studies --Elizabeth Gingerich, business --Michael Glass, mathematics and computer science --Gail Hartzell, law --Musa Pinar, business --Andrew Richter, physics and astronomy --Jonathan Schoer, chemistry --Lissa Yogan, sociology and criminology
East Georgia College has dropped an unspecified sexual harassment charge against an English professor who, ironically, had openly criticized the lack of protections for the falsely accused in its sexual harassment policy.