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Fredonia professor granted promotion

August 15, 2006

In a dramatic turn of events, the State University of New York at Fredonia (SUNY Fredonia) has promoted the embattled 'Professor Stephen Kershnar to full professor.

In April, SUNY Fredonia denied Kershnar's promotion because he had publicly disagreed with the university's policies and practices. Less than three weeks after the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) brought this abuse of free speech and academic freedom to public attention, the administration reversed its decision and promoted Kershnar... Download file "Fredonia professor granted promotion"

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