Glendale Community College

Location: Glendale, Arizona
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  • Catalog: Prohibited Conduct 09-10

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    Physical abuse, verbal abuse, threats, intimidation, harassment, coercion, conduct which threatens or endangers the health or safety of any person, and/or disruptive behavior as defined in Article II.B. above. Read More
  • Catalog: Prohibited Conduct 09-10

    Speech Code Category: Internet Usage Policies, Statement
    Last updated: October 28, 2013

    Use of technology facilities or resources to send obscene or abusive messages. Read More
  • Nondiscrimination Policy 07-08

    Speech Code Category: Policies on Tolerance, Respect, and Civility, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    The Maricopa Community Colleges consisting of the District Support Services Center, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Estrella Mountain Community College, GateWay Community College, Glendale Community College, Maricopa Skill Center, Mesa Community College, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix College, Rio Sa... Read More
  • Sexual Harassment Policy 07-08

    Speech Code Category: Harassment Policies, Statement
    Last updated: December 15, 2013

    It shall be a violation of Maricopa Community College' Sexual Harassment Policy for any employee, student or campus visitor to: [...] D. Engage in verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that: 1. Has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an employee's ability to do his or her job; or wit... Read More
  • Glendale Community College: Professor Sanctioned for Sending E-Mail

    April 30, 2007

    After a months-long campaign led by FIRE, the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) reached a settlement with Professor Walter Kehowski, allowing him to return to teaching classes. Kehowski was placed on forced administrative leave and faced possible termination because he e-mailed George Washington’s Thanksgiving address to the MCCCD community. Kehowski found the address on… Read more

  • This Month in FIRE History: Professor Kehowski Punished for E-Mailing George Washington’s Thanksgiving Address

    May 28, 2010

    As you may have seen on The Torch this week and last, we have been covering the Ninth Circuit’s decision in Rodriguez v. Maricopa County Community College District, which is an exciting affirmation of the court’s commitment to protecting the First Amendment on campus. The case began with e-mails sent by Glendale Community College Professor Walter Kehowski in… Read more

  • Dust Settling on Kehowski Case

    June 26, 2007

    In today’s round-up of news bytes, Inside Higher Ed picked up FIRE’s press release announcing that Professor Walter Kehowski has settled his case with the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD). Yesterday MCCCD put up its statement officially announcing that the settlement has been reached: An agreement has been reached between the Maricopa Community Colleges… Read more

  • Victory for Free Speech at Glendale Community College

    June 25, 2007

    FIRE’s press release today celebrates the settlement reached by Professor Walter Kehowski with the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) allowing him to return to teaching this fall. Kehowski was placed on administrative leave in March when he sent George Washington’s Thankgiving address over MCCCD’s “announcements” listserv last November. He included a source link in… Read more

  • Victory for Free Speech at Glendale Community College

    June 25, 2007

    PHOENIX, Ariz., June 25, 2007—After a months-long campaign led by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) has reached a settlement with Professor Walter Kehowski, allowing him to return to teaching classes in the fall. In March, Kehowski was placed on forced administrative leave and faced possible… Read more

  • Glendale Prof Still Standing By

    June 7, 2007

    Glendale Community College’s Walter Kehowski was set to present his case before a faculty appeal hearing this week, but that hearing has been postponed. Kehowski is the math professor whose spring semester was cut short this year when Glendale put him on paid administrative leave and then decided to fire him—pending a Board of Trustees… Read more

  • Gould’s Counter-Counterpoint

    May 18, 2007

    Dragging this seemingly endless debate one step further, Jon B. Gould was allowed to respond in the pages of The Chronicle of Higher Education to letters critical of his hit piece on FIRE. Despite so many criticisms, arguments, and facts to the contrary, he repeats the same arguments. He claims that “FIRE is inconsistent in… Read more

  • Kansas State Representative on Glendale Case

    May 18, 2007

    As the public’s outrage over Glendale Community College Professor Walter Kehowski’s plight continues, Kansas State Representative Benjamin Hodge joins the call for the school district to reinstate Kehowski in a statement released yesterday.   Hodge, a trustee of Kansas’s Johnson County Community College, wrote: As the Daily News Record indicated, this is not an isolated… Read more

  • Glendale Professor to Appear on FOX News This Afternoon

    May 16, 2007

    Professor Walter Kehowski from Glendale Community College is scheduled to appear on FOX News Live today at 2:35 Eastern. The segment will explore Kehowski’s recent fight to keep his job after e-mailing George Washington’s “Thanksgiving Day Proclamation of 1789” to colleagues, an act some employees found offensive because of Kehowski’s source for the speech—Pat Buchanan’s… Read more

  • Professor faces possible termination over e-mail

    May 11, 2007

    An e-mail sent six months ago by a Glendale Community College professor to employees of the college district could cost him his job. Math professor Walter Kehowski is facing possible termination because the district says he violated policy, which bans using district e-mail for private or personal matters. But the Foundation for Individual Rights in… Read more

  • Incidents of Protected Speech from Years Ago Don’t Transform Thanksgiving E-mail into Harassment

    May 9, 2007

    For many years now, Walter Kehowski has been a vocal opponent of multiculturalism, diversity education, illegal immigration, and affirmative action. He teaches in the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD), which has a large number of Hispanic students and faculty members, many of whom find his views abhorrent. As a result, Professor Kehowski has had… Read more

  • FIRE Case at Glendale Community College on ‘Hannity and Colmes’ Tonight

    May 8, 2007

    FIRE President Greg Lukianoff and Glendale Community College Professor Walter Kehowski will appear on FOX News’ “Hannity and Colmes” tonight (9:00 p.m. EST; Greg and Professor Kehowski scheduled to appear at 9:30). Tune in to hear more about this outrageous case.

  • The Media Discovers the Outrageous Case of Walter Kehowski

    May 8, 2007

    FIRE’s stunning case at Glendale Community College in the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) continues to receive considerable notice in media outlets across the nation. The case involves Professor Walter Kehowski, who has been placed on forced administrative leave and recommended for termination because he e-mailed George Washington’s Thanksgiving Address (and a source link… Read more

  • Arizona Professor Faces Termination for E-Mailing George Washington’s Thanksgiving Address

    May 7, 2007

    Today’s press release discusses one of the most egregious cases of viewpoint discrimination I’ve come across during my time at FIRE. The case involves Walter Kehowski, a math professor at Glendale Community College—part of the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) system—who e-mailed a single Thanksgiving message to the entire MCCCD community. On the day… Read more

  • FIRE Letter to MCCCD Chancellor Rufus Glasper, April 25, 2007

    April 25, 2007

    April 25, 2007 Chancellor Rufus Glasper Maricopa County Community College District 2411 West 14th Street Tempe, Arizona 85281 Sent via U.S. Mail and Facsimile (480-731-8120) Dear Chancellor Glasper: As you can see from the list of our Directors and Board of Advisors, FIRE unites leaders in the fields of civil rights and civil liberties, scholars,… Read more