‘Deplorable’ NYU Prof on Leave

November 1, 2016

By Colleen Flaherty at Inside Higher Ed

An untenured professor of liberal studies at New York University who blasted academic liberals, safe spaces and trigger warnings on an anonymous Twitter account is on paid leave. Both the professor and the university have said the leave is voluntary, but the professor says the university “strongly suggested” he take the leave. And the timing of the move – just days after a university diversity committee published an op-ed criticizing the professor in the student newspaper – is attracting interest in the case…

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Schools: New York University