NOTE: The article excerpted on this page is from an outside publication and is posted on FIRE's website because it references FIRE's work. The viewpoints expressed in this article do not necessarily represent FIRE's positions.

The curious ‘sexual harassment’ charge

By November 4, 2009

by David Moltz

Inside Higher Ed

 

East Georgia College has dropped an unspecified sexual harassment charge against an English professor who, ironically, had openly criticized the lack of protections for the falsely accused in its sexual harassment policy.

Two weeks ago, Thomas Thibeault was informed in a letter from John Black, president of East Georgia, that "the evidence" in the mysterious complaint filed against him in August "does not warrant the charge of sexual harassment" and that he was reinstated to his position, ending a nearly two-month suspension. Black and other East Georgia officials did not respond to requests for comment regarding this about-face...

Schools: East Georgia College