UC-Santa Barbara under FIRE

June 20, 2009

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education demands
UCSB cease investigation of sociology professor

Date: June 18, 2009

Contact: cdaf.ucsb@gmail.com

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – FIRE – a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit that works to protect student and faculty rights at college campuses nationwide – has demanded that the University of California at Santa Barbara cease its investigation of sociology professor William I. Robinson.

In a June 10 letter to Chancellor Henry Yang, FIRE said the Robinson case constitutes a “serious threat” to the rights of every faculty member at UCSB. Read the rest of this entry »