Colorado

Victory for Churchill or Reprieve?

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Inquiry by faculty panel at Colorado apparently clears professor on two charges and asks for additional study of seven others.

Truth and Consequences

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Faculty inquiry finding misconduct by Ward Churchill also faults his university -- and leaving fate uncertain, is sure to stoke more debate.

Bolstering Tenure by Reforming It

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U. of Colorado board receives long-awaited report and 40 proposals, with most dramatic changes slated for post-tenure review.

How Sectarian Is Too Sectarian?

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Federal judge -- rejecting pleas from Colorado Christian U. and U.S. Justice Dept. -- upholds Colorado's limit on aid funds.

The Ward Churchill Endgame

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More than 2 years after controversy started, president of U. of Colorado moves to fire him.

Ward Churchill and Academic Freedom

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His supporters say issues of principle are at stake. But Colorado's president derides those arguments as a "Paris Hilton defense."

Ward Churchill Fired

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University of Colorado regents vote 8-1 to dismiss controversial professor for research misconduct. He vows to sue.

In Colorado's Chosen Chief, Faculty See Tenure Foe

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The sole finalist to become president of the University of Colorado system was, as a state teachers' union describes it, “the architect and chief proponent” of changes at Metropolitan State College of Denver that "eliminated tenure as we know it.” Bruce Benson, the owner and president of an oil and gas exploration and production company since 1965, served as chair of Metro State’s Board

The Nontraditional President

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A general resigns, an oil man has his first day and a lobbyist now works on behalf of the university he leads -- three college presidents who took the path less taken.

Not So Super Tuesday

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Opponents of affirmative action thought they could ban it in 5 states this Election Day. Now they can only hope for 3. A look at what might be ahead.

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