SUNY at Fredonia Denies Promotion to Professor, Citing Public ‘Misrepresentation’ of Campus Policies

August 9, 2013

The Chronicle of Higher Education

 

The State University of New York at Fredonia is drawing criticism for denying a promotion to a tenured faculty member after he publicly criticized several university policies in the local news media.

The university’s president, Dennis L. Hefner, said in a letter to Stephen Kershnar, an associate professor of philosophy, that he would not be promoted to full professor because he had made “deliberate and repeated public misrepresentations of campus policies and procedures.” …

 

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SUNY at Fredonia Denies Promotion to Professor, Citing Public ‘Misrepresentation’ of Campus Policies

July 26, 2006

The State University of New York at Fredonia is drawing criticism for denying a promotion to a tenured faculty member after he publicly criticized several university policies in the local news media.



The university’s president, Dennis L. Hefner, said in a letter to Stephen Kershnar, an associate professor of philosophy, that he would not be promoted to full professor because he had made "deliberate and repeated public misrepresentations of campus policies and procedures." …

 

To read the full article, please click here: http://chronicle.com/temp/reprint.php?id=f2yplf7xf3gj1ch4jzq0q9gj8tzvqs45

Schools: State University of New York – Fredonia Cases: State University of New York at Fredonia: Professor Punished for Public Expression