Professor claims criticizing policies cost him a promotion

July 28, 2006

A Fredonia State College instructor said he is being denied a promotion for speaking out against campus policies in the media.

Stephen Kershnar, an associate professor of philosophy, was nominated in January for promotion to the rank of professor. While he received support from his department's chairman, dean and vice president, the request was turned down by Fredonia President Dennis L. Hefner...

Schools: State University of New York – Fredonia Cases: State University of New York at Fredonia: Professor Punished for Public Expression