Ohio U Faculty Challenge Tenure Denial

by E Wayne Ross on February 17, 2010

Inside Higher Ed: Faculty Challenge Tenure Denial

In denying a qualified Ohio University journalism professor tenure, university administrators violated principles of due process and failed to produce sufficient evidence to justify their opposition, a faculty committee has found.

An ad hoc committee of Ohio’s Faculty Senate on Sunday issued a report recommending that Bill Reader be granted tenure status and labeling the process up to this point as “tainted” and “compromised” by a variety of administrative missteps.