Ex-LSU prof: firing ‘political correctness run amok’; LSU: she created ‘hostile learning environment’

June 8, 2017

By Joe Gyan Jr. at the Advocate.

The war of words between LSU and a former tenured education professor fired by the university in 2015 is heating up in Baton Rouge federal court as a judge considers a civil rights lawsuit filed against the school.

Teresa Buchanan claims she was fired for using vulgar language, saying her free speech and due process rights were trampled by LSU Chancellor F. King Alexander and other top administrators, and she wants monetary damages and her old job back. She worked for LSU for nearly two decades. . . .

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Schools: Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge