U of Alabama Huntsville Campus Fires Amy Bishop

by E Wayne Ross on March 11, 2010

The Chronicle: Huntsville Campus Fires Amy Bishop

The University of Alabama at Huntsville confirmed on Wednesday that it had fired Amy Bishop, the biology professor who is accused of killing three co-workers and injuring three others in a departmental meeting last month, The Decatur Daily reported. Previously, the university had said Ms. Bishop was suspended without pay. Ms. Bishop, who is in jail awaiting a preliminary hearing on charges of capital murder and attempted murder, received the termination letter on February 26. Her firing was made retroactive to February 12, the day of the shooting.