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Chancellor Announces Ward Churchill Research Misconduct Recommendation
University of Colorado ^ | June 26, 2006 | Phill DiStefano

Posted on 06/26/2006 3:11:28 PM PDT by george76

University of Colorado at Boulder Interim Chancellor Phill DiStefano today issued a notice of intent to dismiss for cause to Professor Ward Churchill.

His recommendation follows a CU-Boulder investigation into allegations of research misconduct by Churchill.

(Excerpt) Read more at colorado.edu ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: academia; churchill; cu; distefano; ethnicstudies; fabrication; falseassertions; falsification; fired; highereducation; philldistefano; plagiarism; uc; ward; wardchurchill

1 posted on 06/26/2006 3:11:30 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

How about shooting him for Treason?


2 posted on 06/26/2006 3:12:17 PM PDT by lormand (Republicans make better lovers because they don't pull out until finished.)
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To: george76
One down, thousands to go.

I bet the people at DU heads are exploding.

3 posted on 06/26/2006 3:12:34 PM PDT by mware (Americans in armchairs doing the job of the media.)
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To: george76

Well, are they going to do it or not? This doesn't sound like a big announcement to me.


4 posted on 06/26/2006 3:14:18 PM PDT by Paladin2 (If the political indictment's from Fitz, the jury always acquits.)
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To: Grampa Dave; Morgan in Denver

Professor Churchill may request within 10 days to have President Brown or me forward this recommendation to the Faculty Senate Committee on Privilege and Tenure.

If Professor Churchill does so, a special panel will then conduct hearings about this matter and make a recommendation to the president about whether the grounds for dismissal are supported...

http://www.colorado.edu/news/reports/churchill/distefano062606.html


5 posted on 06/26/2006 3:14:43 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Ole' Walking Eagle is getting the boot.

Excellent!!

6 posted on 06/26/2006 3:15:02 PM PDT by CrawDaddyCA (Free Travis McGee!!)
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To: george76

I can't wait to hear about his intent to sue CU.


7 posted on 06/26/2006 3:15:32 PM PDT by Taylor42
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To: george76

The libs are gonna go ballistic.


8 posted on 06/26/2006 3:15:50 PM PDT by Thrusher ("...there is no peace without victory.")
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To: mware

The conclusion one must draw from such examples isn't that every institution has its bad apples but rather that, at least in the liberal arts in America, moral turpitude and political hucksterism pervades higher education.

Radical criminals with questionable academic credentials flourish in a milieu that bristles with hostility toward real scholars who don't toe the party line—witness the case of former Harvard President Lawrence Summers.

Individuals with prison records or FBI rap sheets don't get into major educational institutions because they fudge their resumes.

They get in because they share the political dogmas of those who hire them—and they flourish for the same reason.

http://www.pirateballerina.com/blog/entry.php?id=397


9 posted on 06/26/2006 3:16:01 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Paladin2

The next step...step by step, slowly we turn...


10 posted on 06/26/2006 3:17:02 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
If Professor Churchill does so, a special panel will then conduct hearings about this matter and make a recommendation to the president about whether the grounds for dismissal are supported...

Huh!? Now we have to sit through ANOTHER investigation? Yeesh! And I thought the USCCB moved slowly.

11 posted on 06/26/2006 3:17:04 PM PDT by jtal
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To: Thrusher
He will be working at the Huffington Post in no time.
12 posted on 06/26/2006 3:17:33 PM PDT by operation clinton cleanup
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To: george76

I'm so out of the loop of college language. I have no idea what will happen to him after reading this.


13 posted on 06/26/2006 3:17:40 PM PDT by Grampa Dave (There's a dwindling market for Marxist Homosexual Lunatic wet dreams posing as journalism)
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To: george76

Interesting.

I didn't see an effective date of dismissal, although it's probably moot since I'm sure Churchill will go through the appeals process.

Based on the procedures here, I'm going to guess that it's going to take at least four months to push him out:

http://www.cu.edu/regents/Policies/Policy5I.htm

D


14 posted on 06/26/2006 3:18:28 PM PDT by daviddennis
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To: george76

He probably wants a posse.


15 posted on 06/26/2006 3:19:01 PM PDT by SF Republican
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To: george76

Should be quite a Pow-Wow!


16 posted on 06/26/2006 3:20:10 PM PDT by Mark was here (How can they be called "Homeless" if their home is a field?.)
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To: Grampa Dave

A bunch of legal talk, getting ready for the attorney who got Jay Bennish ( The Denver high school geography teacher...) off.



"...another important step that has been taken in the case.

After conducting the due diligence I felt was necessary, I have issued a notice of intent to dismiss for cause to Professor Ward Churchill.

In finalizing my recommendation, I carefully reviewed the Report of the Investigative Committee, Professor Churchill's responses to the Committee, and the Recommendations of the Standing Committee on Research Misconduct.

I met and obtained the input of the Provost and the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and I met with Professor Churchill and his attorney..."


17 posted on 06/26/2006 3:22:26 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Mark was here

That's tough when you have to throw one of your minions under the bus.


18 posted on 06/26/2006 3:22:28 PM PDT by samadams2000
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To: george76
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HA HA!


19 posted on 06/26/2006 3:22:45 PM PDT by Ichneumon (Ignorance is curable, but the afflicted has to want to be cured.)
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To: george76

Did he really ask Denise Denton for a date?


20 posted on 06/26/2006 3:22:56 PM PDT by SmithL (The fact that they can't find Hoffa is proof that he never existed.)
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To: george76

My kid will be graduated from MT before this is over (no, he wasn't allowed to attend CO).


21 posted on 06/26/2006 3:26:30 PM PDT by Paladin2 (If the political indictment's from Fitz, the jury always acquits.)
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To: abb; Knitting A Conundrum; river rat

Turning another page.


22 posted on 06/26/2006 3:26:40 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: jtal

The University of Colorado's report on the investigation of Ward Churchill's alleged scholarly misconduct has just been released.

Churchill was found guilty of deliberate false assertions, misrepresentation of sources, and plagiarism.

Among other things, Churchill was found guilty of passing off others' work as his own (plagiarism), but also of passing off his own work as others'.

This "permits the author to create the false appearance that his claims are supported by other scholars when, in fact, he is the only source for such claims"...

http://www.homofactuspress.com/2006/05/south_end_press_needs_damage_c.htm


23 posted on 06/26/2006 3:35:57 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: Baynative

" When one of his students, a Mandan-Hidatsa Indian, wrote a piece raising doubts about his claimed biography, he dropped her grade from an A to a C-minus."


25 posted on 06/26/2006 3:40:13 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: mware

the DU is funny. can't figure what they think?????


26 posted on 06/26/2006 3:43:09 PM PDT by camas
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To: george76

see ya later you commie picko.


27 posted on 06/26/2006 3:45:35 PM PDT by conservative physics (only a liberal could think boys with energy are mental, but boys attracted to other boys are normal)
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To: Ichneumon

28 posted on 06/26/2006 3:45:45 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: lormand

I'd settle for the minimum penalty of 5 years in prison and a $10,000 fine, so long as we get a conviction.

http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode18/usc_sec_18_00002381----000-.html

Same for the editorial boards of the NYT and LAT.

When will that useless lump of an Attorney General get off his silk-suited posterior and convene a Federal Grand Jury? Present them the evidence, and let them decide if there is grounds to indict folks like Hanoi Jane, JFKerry and Jack Murtha on charges under the above Title.


30 posted on 06/26/2006 3:47:07 PM PDT by Ostlandr ( CONUS SITREP is foxtrot uniform bravo alfa romeo)
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To: Baynative

Ethnic studies should be a one semester class, not a full department.


31 posted on 06/26/2006 3:55:21 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

University of Colorado at Boulder Interim Chancellor Phill DiStefano today issued a notice of intent to dismiss for cause to Professor Ward Churchill.

I wonder why I don't think this will go very far very fast.
He'll sue and we'll have months, maybe years of wrangling, compromise and vocal sparring. This will likely end up with 3/4 of the final board (all leftist)voting to reinstate him with back pay and probably a huge penalty.

Universities created a system that guarantee fakes and nuts stay employed for life. They are now living with their creation. I blame their system as much as the fake professor himself for this ordeal


32 posted on 06/26/2006 3:55:42 PM PDT by Joan Kerrey
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To: george76

Let me guess: After (forgone that he will appeal to drag it out) the special panel of the Faculty Senate reports, he can then appeal to the entire F.S., if the panel's decission is not to his liking?

After that, does it then go to the court room, so that in, say another 5 years, he is finally fired?

Sheesh; it would be cheaper, easier, & quicker to find a smallpox blanket to give to him.


33 posted on 06/26/2006 3:56:32 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Deportacion por los todos ilegales ahora: Si, se puede!)
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To: Ostlandr

Remember that Doris Kearns Goodwin was not penalized by Harvard for her plagerism and the historian at Mt Holyoke who lied for years about his experiences in Vietnam got a one year suspension.


34 posted on 06/26/2006 3:58:40 PM PDT by ClaireSolt (.)
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To: george76

The only remaining question is whether or not Churchill will appeal it to the faculty review committee.

Since the finding of research misconduct is the basis of his termination, he's going to find it hard getting on anyplace other than a community college. Harvard or Yale will not come knocking due to his notoriety.....he's provably damaged goods.

I think he's got to appeal, but the case is too solid.

It will, however, provide great fodder for a book. He needs to up the ante on his notoriety so that people either despise him or adore him enough to spend money on a book.


36 posted on 06/26/2006 6:30:22 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It. Supporting our Troops Means Praying for them to Win!)
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To: xzins
He will try to appeal it for years.

His lawyer got Jay Bennish rehired as an alleged high school geography teacher.

The Bill Gates Foundation or the Ford Foundation or...will hire him. Plus Ward will have a book and a speaking tour going in a flash.
37 posted on 06/26/2006 6:40:20 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: jtal
Huh!? Now we have to sit through ANOTHER investigation? Yeesh! And I thought the USCCB moved slowly.

Don't forget--ultimately, we're talking about a state employee who probably belongs to some education union. It's not easy to fire those lifers.

38 posted on 06/26/2006 6:45:36 PM PDT by randog (What the...?!)
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To: george76

I wonder how many CU students have federal grant monies...that were used to take "The Professors" classes...me thinks they may well having standing under a fraud suit....any legal eagles out there?


39 posted on 06/26/2006 6:55:20 PM PDT by mo
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To: Joan Kerrey

SWEET Ann Coulter takes another look at the Ward Churchill controversy:

Tenure was supposed to create an atmosphere of open debate and inquiry, but instead has created havens for talentless cowards who want to be insulated from life.

Rather than fostering a climate of open inquiry, college campuses have become fascist colonies of anti-American hate speech, hypersensitivity, speech codes, banned words and prohibited scientific inquiry.

Even leftists don't try to defend Churchill on grounds that he is Galileo pursuing an abstract search for the truth.

They simply invoke "free speech," like a deus ex machina to end all discussion.

Like the words "diverse" and "tolerance," "free speech" means nothing but: "Shut up, we win."


40 posted on 06/26/2006 6:57:41 PM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

Call me when he is escorted out of the facility. We ought to have a little departure party.


41 posted on 06/26/2006 7:01:11 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Roll your own cigarettes! You'll save $$$ and smoke less!(Magnetic bumper stickers-click my name)
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To: george76
It is my hope that when future generations google Churchill,W this will be what they first see

Here is a man who knew what real Nazis were.

42 posted on 06/26/2006 7:02:42 PM PDT by jmcenanly
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To: george76

DING DONG THE WITCH IS DEAD.......

THE WICKED WITCH IS DEAD.......


[actually, he'll probably just go on to pulling down mega-bucks from paid campus speeches, book deals, etc. I'm glad to see the scumbag finally get the boot, but now he will be a 'martyr' for the rabid loony left]


43 posted on 06/26/2006 7:24:36 PM PDT by Enchante (Keller & Sulzberger: Forget elections, WE are the self-appointed judges of everything)
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To: george76

He probably has enough time to retire in any event. This is a net positive, but I doubt that Churchill will suffer much.


44 posted on 06/26/2006 7:34:33 PM PDT by 91B (God made man, Sam Colt made men equal)
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To: george76
I understand that if Churchill loses his job, he's going to team up with Michael Moore and SpecialForces-Ranger Jesse Macbeth to document the "true" story of American military involvement in Iraq.

The first chapter starts out with Jesse's tragic tale of how Don Rumsfeld forced him to pass out smallpox-infected blankets to the children he and his buddies only wounded (to cause them more pain) at Iraqui orphanages...

45 posted on 06/27/2006 6:27:03 AM PDT by Kenton
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To: Kenton

LOL.

Your tragic tale will likely happen.

A book and then the movie.


46 posted on 06/27/2006 6:57:07 AM PDT by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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