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The State University of New York at Fredonia is drawing criticism for denying a promotion to a tenured faculty member after he publicly criticized several university policies in the local news media.
The university’s president, Dennis L. Hefner, said in a letter to Stephen Kershnar, an associate professor of philosophy, that he would not be promoted to full professor because he had made "deliberate and repeated public misrepresentations of campus policies and procedures." …
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