Professor fired for attending Unite the Proper rally sues

A Furman College professor who directors have been investigating for his involvement within the 2017 Unite the Proper rally in Charlottesville has been fired, in response to WSPA, a CBS affiliate in South Carolina. The pc science professor, Christopher Healy, is now suing the college for wrongful termination.

The college started investigating Healy in 2022, when images of him attending the white supremacist march emerged on-line.

In accordance with his lawsuit, Healy was first positioned on paid suspension and later knowledgeable of Furman’s intention to terminate his employment, on the grounds that his alleged white nationalist beliefs impacted his potential to guage college students pretty.

The submitting mentioned {that a} committee, which reviewed 3,000 pages of proof, advised the college not fireplace Healy, however the establishment ignore the steerage. The lawsuit argues that the college didn’t current proof that Healy was concerned or in communication with any white nationalist group. It additionally claims the investigation into his grading practices was “defective.”

Furman declined to touch upon personnel issues to WSPA.

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