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Appeal denied for OU student who authored ‘Hot for Teacher’ essay

By March 14, 2012

by Tom Greenwood

The Detroit News


An Oakland University student banned from campus for penning a "Hot for Teacher" essay for a writing class has been denied any future appeals of his ban by the school's president.

Oakland University President Gary Russi denied the appeal of Joe Corlett in a letter to the Philadelphia-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) after the group tried to have Corlett reinstated.

A resident of Orion Township, Corlett, 56, was suspended for three semesters earlier this year and banned from campus after described his English instructor as "tall, blond, stacked, skirt, heels, fingernails, smart, articulate, smile. I am toast but I stay...

Schools: Oakland University