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.
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities:
--Valerie Bennett, biology --Ellen Foster, English --Young-Gyoung Kim, special education and rehabilitative sciences --Melissa Kuntz, art --J. Andrew Lingwall, communication --Kathleen O'Donnell, modern languages --Sandra Trejos, economics --Angela West, nursing --Shari Wynkoop, special education and rehabilitative sciences
It's been more than a decade since Cary Nelson summed up his views on problems facing higher education in Manifesto of a Tenured Radical. As Nelson would be the first to admit, the issues he identified in that book have not changed -- or at least not in the direction he would want.