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Dissing Christian Prof Costs College $700,000

June 15, 2014

By Bob Unruh at WND

A federal judge has ordered the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to pay more than $700,000 in legal fees in a case charging the school violated the speech rights of an applicant for a professorship.

But the university may not be done racking up the bills. It has appealed a court order that it promote Mike Adams to professor and reimburse him an additional $50,000 for lost salary.

University officials said they didn’t think it was fair taxpayers be penalized that much for the school’s actions.

According to a report from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, the protracted legal battle “can be fairly characterized as a series of failures by the university to cut its losses and own up to its mistakes...

Schools: University of North Carolina – Wilmington