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[Contract ended May 20, 2012] UA Statement Regarding Former Adjunct Lecturer Adam Smith
The University of Arizona ^ | 8-2-2012 | University Statement

Posted on 08/02/2012 8:28:32 PM PDT by smoothsailing

UA Statement Regarding Former Adjunct Lecturer Adam Smith

University of Arizona | August 2, 2012

Adam Smith held an appointment as an Adjunct Lecturer, Finance (non-tenure eligible) in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona from January 2, 2012, to May 20, 2012. He presently holds no appointment with the University.

The University of Arizona strives to provide an environment where a free and respectful exchange of ideas is valued and encouraged. We strive to have a workforce that is diverse and respectful of different viewpoints and where opinions are respected.

(Excerpt) Read more at uanews.org ...


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To: F15Eagle
From his Facebook page:

Adam Smith
The more I think about Chick-fil-a's bigotry, the sadder I am. And all the support they are getting from bigots and racists, it's... wow, just wow. Who would have thought that in XXI century, USA still is such a closed minded, reactionary place.

6 hours ago ·  · 4 Comments

51 posted on 08/02/2012 9:25:44 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: jazusamo

Actually, another thing that motivated me is that my 17 year old daughter got a summer job at CFA a couple of months ago. Knowing her demeanor this is just the way she & most of her fellow workers would have handled this jerk.

She busted her tail yesterday working 10 hours until 9:30pm. Then she woke up at 5am this morning to open at 6am.


52 posted on 08/02/2012 9:26:18 PM PDT by ne1410s ("We will not tolerate your intolerance!!!" ...huh?)
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To: P-Marlowe

Hey, I love ABBA and like the BG’s.


53 posted on 08/02/2012 9:26:41 PM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: bicyclerepair

54 posted on 08/02/2012 9:30:16 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: SkyDancer

Publicly humiliating one’s employer often has unpleasant consequences. I am transitioning to full-time consulting, and have gone out of my way to not embarrass my current employer - for this very reason.


55 posted on 08/02/2012 9:30:39 PM PDT by MortMan (Laughter is the best medicine, especially when ridiculing your enemies.)
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To: ne1410s

Good on your daughter! She’s a hard worker and you should be proud of her as I know you are.


56 posted on 08/02/2012 9:31:22 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: P-Marlowe

I don’t have FB so apparently can’t get to his comments.

Did his page really say “Interested in: Men” or was that a joke?


57 posted on 08/02/2012 9:35:16 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: smoothsailing

How much did that “free water” cost, Mr. Smith?


58 posted on 08/02/2012 9:39:08 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: SkyDancer

Maybe he was just fired because he was supposed to be at work instead of waiting in line for free water, LOL.


59 posted on 08/02/2012 9:42:33 PM PDT by donna ("...gay couples raising kids. That's the American way..." -Mitt Romney, 2007)
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To: P-Marlowe
I don't think he really understands what a bigot is. Because it's a "person obstinately or intolerantly devoted to his own opinion or prejudices"... Sounds like a discription of his actions.

support they are getting from bigots and racists,

Sure, I'm a racist. Fish belly white middle aged veteran. Last girlfriend's family came from Trinidad/Tobago. Sure. I'm racist. NOT.

/johnny

60 posted on 08/02/2012 9:46:28 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: donna

I hope that he burned up an hour of gas & company time.


61 posted on 08/02/2012 9:47:17 PM PDT by ne1410s ("We will not tolerate your intolerance!!!" ...huh?)
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To: ne1410s

I shouldn’t have been drinking while reading this.


63 posted on 08/02/2012 9:50:02 PM PDT by matt04
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To: P-Marlowe

Wow. Thanks for confirming.

Well, he certainly was fired up in that video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPLNgkP9nzc


64 posted on 08/02/2012 9:52:31 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: ne1410s

Nicely done!


65 posted on 08/02/2012 9:52:39 PM PDT by TsonicTsunami08
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To: Hebrews 11:6
"Anywhere I happen to be, they’re still called “queer.”"

They really don't like to be called sodomites.

Kinda reminds me of Islams who really don't like to be called Mohammedans.

yitbos

66 posted on 08/02/2012 9:54:21 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: 1010RD

“Somebody needs to find out how many conservatives live in AZ and then match that percentage to the number of conservative professors. If those percents don’t match it’s discrimination.”

Arizona is pretty conservative, but Tucson isn’t. Why you ask? Because it’s home to U of A, and that turd blossom sheriff, Clarence Dupnik!


67 posted on 08/02/2012 9:54:41 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: tumblindice
“We fired him because he was a jack***.”

Correction, should read
"We fired him because people found out he was a jack***, and to save our own sorry a**es, and to stop the sure to follow headaches of annoying phone calls and emails.
(This in no way means we disagree with Mr. Smith, but we find it convenient to sacrifice one of our own to save our own jobs.)"

68 posted on 08/02/2012 9:56:36 PM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: goseminoles

Wow. That facebook page is hardcore stuck on stupid.


69 posted on 08/02/2012 9:59:01 PM PDT by PA Engineer ("We're not programs, Gerty, We're People")
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To: P-Marlowe

I have never seen anyone refer the the 21st century with Roman numerals. Ever. Though Adam Smith’s stupidity and elitism seem to know no bounds.


70 posted on 08/02/2012 10:00:24 PM PDT by matt04
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To: F15Eagle
Well, he certainly was fired up in that video.

Now he's just fired.

71 posted on 08/02/2012 10:01:10 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Lakeshark
ABC news (or some MSM group) will likely pick him up as an investigative reporter now..........

...or Obama's death panels.
72 posted on 08/02/2012 10:01:40 PM PDT by PA Engineer ("We're not programs, Gerty, We're People")
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To: JRandomFreeper
It reflects on the company and puts the value of the company at risk. It also shows poor judgement on his part.

Yes and the Moral Turpitude clause.
73 posted on 08/02/2012 10:04:18 PM PDT by PA Engineer ("We're not programs, Gerty, We're People")
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To: goseminoles

And apparently, he only signed up for FB yesterday?


74 posted on 08/02/2012 10:07:09 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: goseminoles

Hahahaha! GOOD find!!!!


75 posted on 08/02/2012 10:07:45 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Bocephus hits a home run! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt_vjPqAVzI)
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To: F15Eagle

76 posted on 08/02/2012 10:14:13 PM PDT by matt04
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To: SkyDancer
I was just wondering wasn’t he allowed to express his free speech rights?

I'm get tired of having to explain this. "Free Speach" provides protection against the GOVERNMENT from punishing free speach. It does not apply to a private enterprise, who can fire anyone for saying something they don't like unless their employment contract says otherwise. (The university - as a state actor - would have been bound by the First, except he didn't work there since May 2012. Also, even they can fire someone for being a jerk aka embarassing the university if the employment agreement includes suitable provisions.)

77 posted on 08/02/2012 10:15:04 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: matt04

78 posted on 08/02/2012 10:21:06 PM PDT by matt04
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To: goseminoles

Vietnam Vets for Obama?

Was he even born at the time of Vietnam?


79 posted on 08/02/2012 10:21:50 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: piytar
You would think after all that ‘splainin you would have learned how to spell it...
80 posted on 08/02/2012 10:23:47 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: JRandomFreeper
"Do you want someone showing poor judgement as CFO in a company that you have invested your retirement in?"

CFO (glorified bookkeeper?) hudddled in a backroom, out of the public's and employees' eye for good reason.

He wanted some recognition.

yitbos

81 posted on 08/02/2012 10:24:54 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: SkyDancer
I was just wondering wasn’t he allowed to express his free speech rights?

Because, as has been noted elsewhere, the First Amendment applies only to government action. There is no right to free speech on private property and there is no right to free speech that is injurious to an individual's private employer. That employer may choose to tolerate said speech but is under no legal obligation to do so.

82 posted on 08/02/2012 10:29:38 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: smoothsailing
"They don’t want anything to do with him."

There are plenty more like him at that school. The sodomite community knows it as a very desirable campus. They keep the godforsaken, desert institution viable.

yibos

83 posted on 08/02/2012 10:32:20 PM PDT by bruinbirdman ("Those who control language control minds." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: ne1410s

That was an OUTSTANDING post.


84 posted on 08/02/2012 10:32:35 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: matt04

WOW

GREAT capture.


85 posted on 08/02/2012 10:36:57 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: goseminoles
Basic Information

Sex: Male
Current City: Tucson, Arizona
Interested In: Men

I thought he told the Chick-Fil-A associate that he WAS NOT a homosexual ... so why does it say he is interested in men on his Facebook page?

86 posted on 08/02/2012 10:50:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Well, he is an Obama supporter. Maybe Obama inspired him.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEq_H8u6oJY


87 posted on 08/02/2012 10:55:57 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: smoothsailing

That may well be but Vante a medical device company where this turd was the CFO booted him after finding out about this little incident.

Don’t know about anyone else but this guy looks light in the loafers (as well as brains) to me


88 posted on 08/02/2012 11:07:45 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: smoothsailing
WHOOP!! GAYDAR ALERT!!




[is it just me, or does this assclown look like Keith Olbermann's little brother?]

89 posted on 08/02/2012 11:32:39 PM PDT by mkjessup (0bama squats to pee.)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

LOL. I’ll admit it’s one of those words I consistently brain-fart when typing on my (ancient tiny screened) BlackBerry. Dunno why. Just a thing...


90 posted on 08/02/2012 11:39:44 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: haircutter

When you get fired for cause, the state can deny you unemployment compensation. I’d be very surprised if he actually receives it once his employer points out why he was fired.


91 posted on 08/03/2012 1:30:40 AM PDT by Belle22
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To: SkyDancer

Believe it or not, even the federal government fires employees for electioneering in the workplace or via government equipment or gov’t vehicles. Those are violations of the Hatch Act. (Having a political Bumper sticker on your personal car in the Govt parking lot is OK). I’m not suggesting that the Democrats don’t violate the Hatch Act on a daily basis, but if some Kool-Aid drinker uses his govt computer to spam his co-workers with “Re-elect Obama” email, and it gets reported, that worker is going to get fired.


92 posted on 08/03/2012 1:46:00 AM PDT by Belle22
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To: smoothsailing
[Not fired. Contract ended May 20, 2012]: UA Statement Regarding Former Adjunct Lecturer Adam Smith

His bio and contact info were still on the school website through part of the day yesterday. I called the number listed for the bully and was told "he is not in today". Not a response I would expect for somebody whose contract expired 10 weeks ago.

93 posted on 08/03/2012 2:55:36 AM PDT by Boston Blackie
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To: P-Marlowe

Your link is broke


94 posted on 08/03/2012 3:15:18 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: matt04

Hahaha...that jumped right out at me, too.


95 posted on 08/03/2012 3:48:48 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The safest road to Hell is the gradual one." Screwtape (C.S. Lewis))
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To: ne1410s

Bravo!


96 posted on 08/03/2012 4:26:46 AM PDT by whatexit
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To: SkyDancer
I remember Pepsi truck drivers getting fired for drinking Coke on the job, and Coca-Cola drivers getting the axe for drinking Pepsi while clocked in. This was back in the 80’s and 90’s, haven't heard of it in the last 10 years though.

And their dismissal was upheld ...

97 posted on 08/03/2012 4:55:47 AM PDT by texas booster (Join FreeRepublic's Folding@Home team (Team # 36120) Cure Alzheimer's!)
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To: smoothsailing

I’m an adjunct and I sign a contract for the classes I teach on a per semester basis. I’m sure most other schools handle adjuncts in the same way.

It looks like the bozo only taught one class one time. I’d be surprised if he was offered anything in the upcoming Fall semester cause business school tend to run a bit more conservative than other areas. If he was teaching something in the humanities area, I’m sure he’d be welcomed back.


98 posted on 08/03/2012 5:08:27 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: ne1410s
Vante fired him, apparently for open and gross idiocy. He's working on a new biography, The Poverty of Idiots.
99 posted on 08/03/2012 5:23:09 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for necro-Americans!)
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To: ex91B10
"Adam Smith held an appointment as an Adjunct Lecturer, Finance (non-tenure eligible) in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona from January 2, 2012, to May 20, 2012"

Seems like his association with UA ceased a little over a month ago.

The way I read it was he was contracted to lecture Spring term 2012.
In all likelhood he would have received a similar contract 2013. In betwixt time the University was carrying him on the faculty list as an adjunct lecturer - doesn't cost anything and gives both him and the Universty minor kudos.

Yesterday they deleted and distanced themselves from him.

100 posted on 08/03/2012 6:04:01 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (Literals will believe anything.)
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