College Professor Fired Without Hearing after Accusing Black President of Anti-Semitism
The firing of a tenured professor at Linfield University in Oregon without a hearing has sparked a controversy involving allegations of anti-Semitism, racism, and claims that sexual harassment allegations against members of the Board of Trustees were not properly handled.
Daniel Pollack-Pelzner, a tenured professor of English and Shakespeare scholar, was fired from the university on April 27 without a hearing. Pollack-Pelzner had brought forward sexual misconduct allegations by students against members of the Board of Trustees a month earlier, and he claims his firing was retaliation.
“The Board’s lawyer...