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  • Give Me the Churchill Treatment-Colorado trustees should fire Ward Churchill and hire me

    07/10/2006 7:20:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies · 991+ views ^ | July 10, 2006 | David Yeagley
    The University of Colorado has announced its decision to fire Ward Churchill, the man who has faked being Indian, produced erroneous scholarship, and even been accused of plagiarizing art. If CU-Boulder is willing to fess up to the fact that they paid a fraud $100,000 a year to hate America in the name of American Indians, why don’t they try hiring a real Indian who loves America? I have academic credentials and more years experience teaching at the college level than Churchill did before he was hired.   Of course, I would have to make a few demands: CU would have to...
  • CU moves to fire Churchill

    06/27/2006 6:09:39 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies · 837+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 6/27/2006 | Jennifer Brown
    Chancellor's intent to terminate needs OK of Brown, regents; prof can file appeal The University of Colorado at Boulder's chancellor notified professor Ward Churchill on Monday that he intends to fire him, capping a 15-month investigation that began in the wake of Churchill's notorious essay comparing victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to a Nazi. Churchill, who was found to have plagiarized, falsified and fabricated in his research, was relieved of his duties by interim chancellor Phil DiStefano, but he will stay on the CU payroll until the termination is final. The ethnic-studies professor has 10 days to...
  • Scholars say tenured professors are rarely fired

    06/27/2006 8:27:11 AM PDT · by freespirited · 45 replies · 1,052+ views
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | 6/27/06 | Elizabeth Mattern Clark
    The University of Colorado has fired two tenured professors in the history of the Boulder campus. And Ward Churchill, if dismissed, would be the first to be fired because of alleged research misconduct. Scholars say it's more common at universities that unpopular professors are squeezed out — or given early-retirement settlements — rather than fired. The protection of tenure can make outright job termination a costly and lengthy battle. Richard Berthold, a former University of New Mexico professor, retired two years after he was censured for telling his class on Sept. 11, 2001: "Anyone who blows up the Pentagon gets...
  • U. of Colorado chancellor to cut Churchill

    06/26/2006 4:31:46 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies · 1,068+ views
    U. of Colorado chancellor to cut Churchill By JUDITH KOHLER and DAN ELLIOTT, Associated Press Writers1 hour, 10 minutes ago The top official at the University of Colorado's flagship campus said Monday he intends to fire Ward Churchill, the professor who compared some World Trade Center victims to a Nazi and then landed in hot water over allegations of academic misconduct. Interim Chancellor Philip DiStefano said Churchill has 10 days to appeal his decision to a faculty committee. Churchill, a tenured professor of ethnic studies, has denied allegations of plagiarism and other misconduct and has said he would file suit...
  • Chancellor Announces Ward Churchill Research Misconduct Recommendation

    06/26/2006 3:11:28 PM PDT · by george76 · 45 replies · 1,394+ views
    University of Colorado ^ | June 26, 2006 | Phill DiStefano
    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.
  • CU plans to fire Churchill

    06/26/2006 12:25:10 PM PDT · by abb · 111 replies · 2,878+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | June 26 ,2006 | Jennifer Brown
    The interim chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder plans to announce at 2 p.m. today whether CU will fire ethnic studies professor Ward Churchill. A majority of professors on a university committee that investigates academic misconduct recommended two weeks ago that Churchill be fired for a "pattern of repeated, intentional misrepresentation." In a secret ballot, six committee members recommended dismissal and three recommended suspension without pay. Two of the three recommended a five-year suspension and one a two-year suspension. In a 20-page report, the committee agreed with a May investigative committee report that Churchill intentionally falsified his research,...
  • Churchill must go (Ward Churchill)

    06/18/2006 6:53:31 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 37 replies · 1,042+ views
    THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN ^ | June 18, 2006
    WARD CHURCHILL, the ethnic studies professor notorious for defaming victims of the 9/11 attacks on America, should be fired by the University of Colorado for gross academic misconduct. That's the recommendation of CU's research misconduct committee - and we heartily concur. The committee agreed with an earlier investigative panel that Mr. Churchill intentionally falsified his research, plagiarized other people's work and was ghostwriter of articles he later cited as "outside" sources. Now that two academic peer groups have come to essentially the same conclusion, a final recommendation will be forwarded by the provost and a dean to interim CU-Boulder Chancellor...
  • Churchill isn't tip of the iceberg

    05/29/2006 5:11:14 AM PDT · by billorites · 33 replies · 1,180+ views
    Boulder Daily Camera ^ | May 28, 2006 | Robert Pasnau
    Since the investigative report released earlier this month on the Churchill affair, little has been heard from University of Colorado faculty. This is understandable, since the whole affair is such a quagmire, but still the silence is unfortunate, since no one is so well placed to judge the matter. I hope these remarks will provide some helpful context. A careful reading of the investigative report (available on CU's Web site) shows the committee to have discharged its duty with tremendous care for the many nuances of the case, scholarly and political. Ironically, however, the very care taken in the report,...
  • Churchill and UColorado

    05/17/2006 11:08:30 AM PDT · by expatpat · 16 replies · 719+ views
    Universit of Colorado at Boulder Communications | May 17 2006 | Barrie Hartman
    TO: Respondents on the Ward Churchill Investigation FROM: Barrie Hartman Interim Spokesperson University of Colorado at Boulder SENDER: University Communications DATE: May 16, 2006 SUBJECT: Churchill Report Since you previously contacted us about your concerns regarding CU Professor Ward Churchill, we wanted to update you on another important step that has been taken in this case. The Standing Committee on Research Misconduct is ready to release the findings from a 120-day investigation into charges of plagiarism and misrepresentation of research fact. Those findings from the five-member investigative committee are being released this afternoon and can be obtained from the following...

    05/16/2006 11:51:38 AM PDT · by AliVeritas · 9 replies · 344+ views
    Michelle ^ | 5-16-06 | Michelle Malkin
    Pirate Ballerina, the blog that was central to pushing the story forward, has analysis and points to the bottom line of the report: While we are unanimous in finding that Professor Churchill’s research misconduct is serious and that we should express the degree of that seriousness through a recommendation about sanctions, our discussions have not led to unanimity about what particular sanctions are warranted. What follows, then, is the only portion of our report that presents multiple views. * Two members of the Committee conclude and recommend that Professor Churchill should not be dismissed. They reach this conclusion because they...
  • C-SPAN to Air David Horowitz - Ward Churchill Debate

    04/14/2006 11:02:42 AM PDT · by GaryL · 10 replies · 1,891+ views
    C-SPAN ^ | April 14, 2006 | C-SPAN Scheduling
    David Horowitz - Ward Churchill Debate From George Washington University to Air on C-SPAN Saturday, 8 EDT. The topic was Politics in the Classroom.
  • David Horowitz to Debate Ward Churchill at Academic Freedom Conference

    03/22/2006 12:16:02 PM PST · by GaryL · 59 replies · 2,915+ views
    Students for Academic Freedom ^ | March 23, 2006 | Sara Dogan
    On April 6-7, 2006, Students for Academic Freedom will host its First National Academic Freedom Conference featuring a debate between Students for Academic Freedom Chairman David Horowitz and University of Colorado-Boulder Professor Ward Churchill. The topic for debate will be: “Can Politics Be Taken Out Of The Classroom, and Should It Be?” The debate will be held Thursday evening on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, DC. Young America’s Foundation and the Center for the Study of Popular Culture are the co-hosts of the debate. Seating for the debate is limited and will be determined by George Washington...
  • David vs. Bloviath...Horowitz to Debate Ward Churchill (Sir, load the cannons) Apr 6 @ GW University

    03/21/2006 1:35:44 PM PST · by Bob J · 50 replies · 4,130+ views
    On the evening of April 6th at George Washington University, David Horowitz will debate Ward Churchill. The good news is (for those not in DC) is negotiating to webcast the event LIVE! An audio file will be available for download/listening after the event.
  • After Action Report - Colorado University GOP - The War on Terror

    03/02/2006 2:38:34 AM PST · by Jenny Hatch · 32 replies · 2,814+ views
    The Natural Family Blog ^ | March 1, 2006 | Jenny Hatch
    I attended the CO GOP event tonight...Ward Churchill did NOT. Jenny Hatch
  • Boulder Freep for Michelle MalkinCU Campus on March 1st 6:30 PM

    02/16/2006 8:29:57 AM PST · by Jenny Hatch · 23 replies · 7,539+ views
    Feb. 16, 2006 | Jenny Hatch
    Hey Colorado Freepers! Announcing a Freep at the CU campus around the Michelle Malkin Speech on March 1st. This event is being organized by the CU republicans GOPCollegeRepublicansThanks so much for your interest in the upcoming event, “The War on Terror.” Michelle Malkin and Dinesh D’Souza will visit the University of Colorado at Boulder on March 1st at 7pm. This event is free, but you do need a ticket to attend. This event is being sponsored by the Cultural Events Board, the University of Colorado Student Union and the College Republicans. For your free tickets, visit the CU Connection in...
  • College rallies shift to the right

    12/27/2005 2:00:25 AM PST · by RWR8189 · 22 replies · 1,390+ views
    Denver Post ^ | December 27, 2005 | Jennifer Brown
    Protests on college campuses are becoming more sophisticated and more often staged by conservative students. Some conservatives say activism is growing because of a national network reaching out to students who've felt too threatened in the past to speak up on liberal campuses. "The tides are turning on college campuses," said Jason Mattera, spokesman for the conservative Young America's Foundation in Herndon, Va. "Conservative students will not take liberal garbage anymore." At the University of Colorado at Boulder, student Republicans made national news by holding an anti-affirmative-action bake sale where the "suggested donation" for a cookie depended on the race...
  • CU lost control of football accounting

    12/13/2005 7:05:18 AM PST · by rellimpank · 16 replies · 588+ views
    Audit shows that Coach Barnett and his minions treated football funds like a piggy bank, paying little heed to proper financial processes or regulation. Judging by the scathing report issued Monday by the state auditor's office, fiscal accountability was an alien concept in the University of Colorado football program. It's clear that fired head football coach Gary Barnett and his minions treated funds like a piggy bank, with little heed for university or state regulations on documenting expenditures.
  • Audit reckoning day for CU

    12/12/2005 2:21:19 PM PST · by rellimpank · 4 replies · 290+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 12 Dec 05 | Chuck Plunkett
    Money was handled loosely and accounting lax at the University of Colorado's football program, and similar problems existed at summer football camps run by former head coach Gary Barnett for 8-to-18-year-olds, a state audit found.
  • Barnett steps down as Colorado coach

    12/08/2005 5:23:22 PM PST · by MikefromOhio · 27 replies · 378+ views ^ | 8 December 2005 | News Services
    Gary Barnett has stepped down as head coach of the Colorado football team. "Colorado decided they wanted to change coaches," Barnett's attorney John Rodman told ESPN's Joe Schad on Thursday. "[Barnett] has agreed to step down as coach. We're pleased about the terms of the settlement, but we're disappointed we had to part ways." Rodman confirmed that Barnett will receive a $3 million settlement from the university. Barnett was scheduled to be paid $1,187,750 next season and would have been owed $1.6 million of a $2 million longevity bonus. The school has called a news conference for 8:30 p.m. ET...
  • Anyone know what happened to

    12/07/2005 6:16:02 PM PST · by lowbridge · 11 replies · 532+ views
    I know there are some freepers who post or lurk there. It seems to have been down for about a day, a day and a half. When I go onto the main page: I get this: __________________________ The page cannot be displayed The page you are looking for is currently unavailable. The Web site might be experiencing technical difficulties, or you may need to adjust your browser settings. -snip- Cannot find server or DNS Error _____________________________ Anyone know what happened? If it will be back up or not?
  • Challenging Churchill

    12/01/2005 7:08:29 AM PST · by Millee · 20 replies · 1,460+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | 12/1/05 | Tillie Fong
    A small group of students at the University of Colorado confronted Ward Churchill outside his classroom Wednesday about his essay on the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. "Who do you think deserved to die?" asked Ian VanBuskirk, 23, chairman of the College Republicans. "Why don't you circle the names?" he said as he tried to hand Churchill a marker while pointing to a large banner carried by other students that listed the names of all the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks. Churchill, who was surrounded by students, as he made his way to his basement...
  • Book: Colorado scandal inflated

    11/29/2005 11:06:07 AM PST · by JZelle · 4 replies · 577+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 11-29-05 | Valerie Richardson
    DENVER -- The scandal at the heart of last year's University of Colorado sex-and-alcohol recruiting story had less to do with the football team than its critics. In "Buffaloed: How Race, Gender and Media Bias Fueled a Season of Scandal" (Buffalo Books: 2005), author Bruce Plasket says a feminist district attorney and journalists eager to believe the worst combined to demonize the reputations of the players, coach and university. "This is a case where political correctness trumped factual correctness," says Plasket, a longtime Colorado journalist who covered the story for the Longmont Daily Press-Call. "The media took one-sided information and...
  • Churchill to Journalist: Consider Yourself Warned (Ward unhinged over upcoming documentary)

    11/25/2005 7:40:17 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 112 replies · 3,635+ views
    Hawaii Reporter ^ | Tuesday November 22nd, 2005 | Grant Crowell
    Churchill to Journalist: Consider Yourself Warned By Grant Crowell, 11/22/2005 1:29:35 PM Editor's Note: What follows is correspondence from controversial Colorado University Professor Ward Churchill and former University of Hawaii journalist/cartoonist Grant Crowell, who is currently working on a documentary on Ward Churchill. The correspondence below refers to a recent presentation by Churchill at DePaul University in Chicago, at which Churchill banned journalists from entering and covering his speak. Churchill is most known for his attacks on victims of 911 and support for the terrorists who killed them. Classic Churchill is advocating for free speech for himself over everyone else...
  • Limos for [CU's Betsy] Hoffman CU Foundation paid $3,500 to hire cars that idled outside 10 events

    11/10/2005 6:00:11 AM PST · by Xenophobic Alien · 8 replies · 613+ views
    RMN ^ | 11/10/05 | By Sara Burnett, Rocky Mountain News
    Former University of Colorado President Betsy Hoffman "thought long and hard" before hiring a car last year to wait outside a donor dinner in Seattle for several hours, she said this week. The $534 charge criticized by state auditors Tuesday was an unusual circumstance, Hoffman said. The house was hard to find, it was dark and she didn't want to be late. But a Rocky Mountain News review of CU payments to limousine services shows hired drivers idled outside at least 10 events Hoffman attended, from a dinner at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science to the funeral of...
  • A Closer Look at Churchill's 'Five Stooges'

    11/07/2005 7:58:57 AM PST · by jwpaine · 10 replies · 778+ views
    PirateBallerina ^ | 11-5-2005 | Jim Paine
    A Closer Look at the 'Five Stooges' Investigating Ward Churchill by Jim Paine from stooge (stj)n. The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedian; a straight man. One who allows oneself to be used for another's profit or advantage; a puppet. One would think that with all the public attention on the actions of CU's Standing Committee on Research Misconduct (SCRM) vis á vis its treatment of the Ward Churchill investigation, SCRM would approach the task of selecting the final investigating committee members with care, nay, with great fear and trembling. One would think SCRM...
  • Ward Churchill and DePaul University

    10/05/2005 3:31:34 PM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 9 replies · 520+ views
    Marathon Pundit ^ | October 5, 2005 | Marathon Pundit
    As regular visitors to this blog know, renowned aca-demon Ward Churchill will be returning to his native Illinois and speak at Chicago's DePaul University on October 20 and 21. (The second event, I believe, is not open to the public.) Information, courtesy of the DePaul University Division of Student Affairs' Cultural Center, is available here on their web site. Here is the "Psycho" Ward stuff: October 20, 2005 Lecture: Ward Churchill -Open to DePaul Community 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Student Center 314-A) October 21, 2005 Multicultural Human Rights Education Workshop (2:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m., Student Center 314-B) -Ward Churchill–...
  • Columbus parade could see less strife

    09/24/2005 4:56:53 PM PDT · by george76 · 8 replies · 421+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | September 24, 2005 | Charlie Brennan
    Churchill, conflict having an effect The controversy surrounding University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill is helping transform the nature of local response to this year's Columbus Day Parade. As usual, it's likely that Churchill, CU-Denver professor Glenn Morris and others associated with the Colorado chapter of American Indian Movement will be in the streets to protest the Oct. 8 parade. City officials have heard rumors that protests might take the form of "street theater." Part of the shift is attributed to Churchill carrying more political baggage this year. But it's also seen as the result of many people tiring of...
  • Colorado 9/11 Slur Prof to Be Investigated

    09/10/2005 4:21:45 AM PDT · by joholso · 23 replies · 645+ views
    foxnews ^ | 9-9-05 | AP
    DENVER — A University of Colorado (search) panel recommended a full investigation Friday of research misconduct allegations against a professor who triggered a national outcry for likening some Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi. The faculty committee called for investigating Ward Churchill (search) on seven allegations involving plagiarism, misuse of others' work and falsification and fabrication, interim provost Susan Avery said. The committee recommended dropping two other allegations, that Churchill falsely claimed to be an American Indian and that he infringed on a copyright.
  • University panel recommends full investigation of Churchill

    09/09/2005 4:33:49 PM PDT · by george76 · 31 replies · 761+ views
    Channel 9 news ^ | 9-9-05 | AP
    A University of Colorado panel recommended a full investigation Friday of research misconduct allegations against a professor who triggered a national outcry for likening some Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi. The faculty committee called for investigating Ward Churchill on seven allegations involving plagiarism, misuse of others' work and falsification and fabrication, interim provost Susan Avery said. Churchill wrote an essay comparing some World Trade Center victims to Adolf Eichmann, one of the Nazis who orchestrated the Holocaust. Churchill has refused to retract the statement but said he wishes he had phrased it differently.
  • CU to investigate majority of Churchill charges

    09/09/2005 4:11:51 PM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies · 454+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | September 9, 2005 | Rocky Mountain News
    Seven of nine allegations against University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill warrant full investigation, school officials announced today. The allegations of research misconduct referred by the Standing Committee on Research Misconduct for further investigation include alleged instances of plagiarism, misuse of others' work, falsification and fabrication of authority, CU officials said in a statement. The Standing Committee will now appoint an investigative committee of three to five members to conduct the full investigation.
  • CU's Churchill to respond to committee

    08/24/2005 8:10:05 AM PDT · by freespirited · 12 replies · 981+ views
    Daily Camera ^ | 8/24/05 | Elizabeth Mattern Clark
    University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill has two weeks to respond to a committee's recommendation that he undergo a full investigation for seven counts of alleged plagiarism and fabrication. The professor Tuesday called the status of the investigation against him "very encouraging," partly because two other claims — including an allegation that he falsified an American Indian identity — have been recommended for dismissal. But an expert on academic fraud said the case against Churchill sounds serious. "Any claims moving forward are serious because my sense of these proceedings is that you really make every effort to see the claim...
  • Tentative "victory" for prof (Ward Churchill)

    08/23/2005 2:07:23 PM PDT · by neverdem · 15 replies · 524+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | 8/23/2005 | Jennifer Brown
    Churchill report supports dropping of ethnicity issue The faculty committee is recommending that seven plagiarism claims be investigated further. A committee investigating University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill recommended pursuing seven plagiarism claims against him but tossed aside allegations he misrepresented himself as an American Indian, his attorney said Monday. The group of professors also rejected a copyright-infringement claim against Churchill in the preliminary findings, which require approval from CU's Standing Committee on Research Misconduct. If the report is approved, the next step is an inquiry of up to five months by an ad hoc committee that will pore over...
  • Churchill inquiry sent to higher level

    08/23/2005 1:04:38 PM PDT · by AdamSelene235 · 13 replies · 643+ views
    Panel recommends further investigation of seven complaints By Kevin Flynn, Rocky Mountain News August 23, 2005 A faculty group has sent the investigation of University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill to the next level. Seven complaints of alleged plagiarism, historical fabrication and other research misconduct by Churchill have been recommended for a deeper investigation, while two other complaints that were part of the original inquiry were dropped, his lawyer said. The report from the faculty subcommittee that had spent about four months looking into the allegations was delivered Monday, said David Lane, who represents Churchill. The subcommittee made its recommendation...
  • Ward Churchill Says U. of Colo. Dropping Indian Probe

    08/23/2005 11:11:26 AM PDT · by TBP · 49 replies · 1,468+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, August 23, 2005 | None listed
    DENVER — The University of Colorado has dropped its investigation into the American Indian heritage of the professor who came under fire for likening Sept. 11 victims to an infamous Nazi, the professor himself says. Full article at,2933,166489,00.html
  • School drops probe of professor's heritage (Dip'Wadd' Churchill Update)

    08/23/2005 8:47:51 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 38 replies · 1,076+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 8/23/05 | AP - Denver
    DENVER (AP) - The University of Colorado has dropped its investigation into the American Indian heritage of the professor who came under fire for likening Sept. 11 victims to an infamous Nazi, the professor himself says. A letter from the university dated Friday said a faculty panel decided to drop the matter, Ward Churchill said Monday. "There's no basis to proceed," Churchill quoted the letter as saying, later adding: "It should have never been an issue". "It can be taken as that 'we're not functioning as boards of racial purity with a board of white guys that sit around and...
  • Hoffman has excuses, not answers (outgoing CU President blames Little Green Footballs blog)

    08/10/2005 3:57:41 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 18 replies · 1,300+ views
    Denver Post ^ | Monday August 8th, 2005 | David Harsani
    Hoffman has excuses, not answers By David Harsanyi Denver Post Columnist Evidently, Elizabeth Hoffman, former president of the University of Colorado, is unfamiliar with a well-known adage on leadership that goes something like this: "Anyone can steer the Enterprise when the Klingons aren't around." Last week, in a speech that was originally supposed to be titled "Why I Left the University of Colorado," Hoffman, attempted to shed any responsibility for her tenure at CU, rolling out a litany of inane excuses. Let's start with the most comical: Hoffman blamed her controversial "C-word" deposition - my personal favorite CU fiasco -...
  • A Guide to PirateBallerina Churchilliana

    07/04/2005 4:11:31 PM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 1 replies · 211+ views
    A Guide to PirateBallerina Churchilliana Our library of Churchill prevarications, misdirections, and general arcania has grown very large, and, we're afraid, largely unread. As a public service, we offer a refresher course in our coverage of Ward Churchill: We noted back in February that academia would attempt to recast the debate over Churchill as a "freedom of speech" and "academic freedom" issue. And that's what's happened. We compiled a basic Churchill history as well as a chronology of life events to assist readers and researchers alike. We shed light on his scholarly pretentions back in March We were first to...
  • Opinions split over CU prof's war comments

    07/01/2005 10:31:57 AM PDT · by Millee · 41 replies · 746+ views
    The Denver Post ^ | July 1, 2005 | Amy Herdy
    As University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill once again finds himself at the center of a maelstrom, critics are outraged by his remarks about "fragging an officer" while others say the situation is being wrongly twisted. "I'm a Vietnam vet, and just talking about it is disgusting," University of Colorado Regent Pete Steinhauer said Thursday of the idea of "fragging," the killing or wounding of a military officer by a subordinate. "It's just despicable." Yet talking about incendiary topics defines Churchill, said his attorney, David Lane. "No subject is off limits in an intellectual discussion," Lane said. "This is one...
  • CU prof defends military remarks {Ward Churchill BARF alert)

    06/30/2005 1:44:01 PM PDT · by freespirited · 35 replies · 1,123+ views
    Denver Post ^ | 6/30/05 | Jim Kirksey and Amy Herdy
    Controversial University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill says he does not advocate "fragging" U.S. military officers in spite of how recent comments he made have been portrayed. Churchill, speaking at an anti- military forum in Portland, Ore., military remarks "Conscientious objection removes a given piece of the cannon fodder from the fray," he said. "Fragging an officer has a much more impactful effect." His remarks were posted Sunday on the Pirate Ballerina blog site, which carries mostly anti- Churchill content. On Wednesday, Fox News' Bill O'Reilly played a tape of the remarks. Reached at his home in Boulder County on...
  • Embattled Colorado Professor Files Complaint Against Texas Detractor

    06/09/2005 7:24:07 PM PDT · by TheOtherOne · 29 replies · 1,335+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-06-09-05 2159EDT
    Embattled Colorado Professor Files Complaint Against Texas Detractor The Associated Press Published: Jun 9, 2005 BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill, whose essay comparing some Sept. 11 victims to Nazis led to an investigation into his scholarship and ethnicity, has filed a complaint against one of his accusers. Churchill's complaint to Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, accuses assistant sociology professor Thomas Brown of academic misconduct. Brown has alleged Churchill fabricated crucial details in his argument that the Army committed genocide against Indians in the 1800s. In an e-mail to The Denver Post Wednesday, Brown said Churchill...
  • The charge: Misrepresentation (Special Report: The Churchill files series, part 5 of 5)

    06/09/2005 2:07:23 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 1 replies · 682+ views
    Rocky Mountain News Special Report ^ | June 9th, 2005 | Kevin Flynn
    Special report: The Churchill files The charge: Misrepresentation Are Ward Churchill's claims of American Indian ancestry valid? Our findings: Genealogical records, DNA dont support assertions. By Kevin Flynn, Rocky Mountain News June 9, 2005 Eleven-year-old Joshua Tyner was hiding in a tree near his family's backwoods Georgia home when marauding Indians shot him and he fell dead to the ground. That's how the old family legend goes. So much for old family legends. Searching for a link: Ken Tyner, 64, of San Diego, is a distant relative of Ward Churchill. Tyner underwent DNA testing last year and found that his...
  • Latest Free Conservative Bumper Sticker Images

    05/19/2005 4:26:13 PM PDT · by · 12 replies · 678+ views
    ConservativeImage ^ | 5/19/5 | RedFox
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  • Churchill states case

    05/17/2005 9:43:57 AM PDT · by AdamSelene235 · 23 replies · 981+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | May 17, 2005 | Charlie Brennan
    Prof defends academic work with 50 pages in response to criticism By Charlie Brennan, Rocky Mountain News May 17, 2005 University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill on Monday submitted his response to the faculty committee that is investigating whether he committed research misconduct and should lose his tenured teaching position. His attorney, David Lane, said a response of more than 50 pages, single-spaced, was delivered to a committee representative Monday afternoon. Lane said that Churchill answered each and every point on which his past scholarship and academic credentials have been challenged. "He responded to everything, including the absolutely unconstitutional inquiry...
  • The Rehabilitation of the University of Colorado

    04/27/2005 7:13:44 AM PDT · by hinterlander · 17 replies · 761+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | April 27, 2005 | Christopher Evans
    The University of Colorado made news again April 15. The Colorado Board of Regents appointed former conservative U.S. Sen. Hank Brown (R.-Colo.) the university's 21st president in the university's history. Throughout the state of Colorado there seemed to be collective sighing of relief. From the governor, the legislature, Colorado University Foundation, administration to the faculty, there is enthusiastic support for Brown's appointment. GOP Gov. Bill Owens said: "Sen. Brown is known throughout the nation -- and around the world -- for his keen intelligence, his strong leadership skills and his quiet common sense. As a United States senator, a university...
  • Instructor has parting words for CU

    04/18/2005 7:29:05 AM PDT · by aynrandy · 28 replies · 1,666+ views
    Denver Post ^ | April 18, 2005 | David Harsanyi
    Six weeks ago, a teacher named Phil Mitchell reluctantly spoke to me about his unjust and forced exit from the history staff at the University of Colorado after 21 years in the classroom. All the evidence, notwithstanding the tortured spin of CU and its defenders, was that Mitchell, a reliable and well-regarded instructor, was being "let go" because of conservative political and evangelical Christian beliefs. Mitchell, who by the time I spoke with him was exploring job opportunities in more hospitable environs, decided to come forward with his complaints about the lack of diversity that hampered any true ideological debate....
  • Ex-Senator to Head Univ. of Colorado After Scandal

    04/15/2005 7:20:27 PM PDT · by nypokerface · 3 replies · 380+ views
    Reuters ^ | 04/15/05
    DENVER (Reuters) - The University of Colorado named former U.S. Sen. Hank Brown as interim president on Friday, hoping to improve its image after controversies including sexual assault claims and a professor who compared victims of the World Trade Center attacks to a Nazi. Brown will take over the presidency of Colorado's flagship university on Aug. 1 on a temporary basis until a permanent replacement is found. He was president of the University of Northern Colorado from 1998 until 2002. "The essential elements we need to focus on are openness and accountability," Brown told reporters after being named to the...
  • Brown: Things will be different at CU

    04/16/2005 4:45:43 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 11 replies · 464+ views
    Ex-senator vows era of openness once he starts job By Kevin Vaughan And Todd Hartman, Rocky Mountain News April 16, 2005 Just minutes after being formally named the next president of the University of Colorado, former U.S. Sen. Hank Brown made it implicit Friday that it will not be business as usual when he takes charge at his alma mater this summer
  • Mike Rosen: What say you, regents? (Ward Churchill & Mike's letter to the CU Regents)

    04/15/2005 2:42:44 AM PDT · by ajolympian2004 · 12 replies · 666+ views
    Mike's Rocky Mountain News column ^ | April 15th, 2005 | Mike Rosen
    Unless he resigns of his own volition - perhaps to take a better offer from a school that places greater value on radical leftist celebrities of questionable scholarship and character - it now appears that the University of Colorado at Boulder will be saddled with Ward Churchill for at least another year or two. Such is the nature of the bureaucratic faculty-review process at CU, which slows justifiable due process to a snail's pace. I suspect this is by the faculty's self-serving design to discourage scrutiny and accountability of the omniscient professoriate. But that shouldn't deter us from turning the...
  • Penn State’s Ward Churchill Twin

    03/28/2005 3:15:10 AM PST · by ajolympian2004 · 29 replies · 1,211+ views ^ | March 28, 2005 | Thomas Joscelyn
    Penn State Professor Sam Richards has never met an anti-American conspiracy theory he didn’t like. He makes sure his students don't dislike them either. Welcome to Richards’ Sociology class 119. If you’re looking for a persistent strain of Marxist ideology -- and crude caricatures of American society and foreign policy -- you’ve come to the right place. A website for Richards’ class features a cartoon starring Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. “Fred” asks, “What should we do tonight, Karl-the-Red?” “Karl” replies, “Let’s go to that new Wal-Mart, Fred!” Wal-Mart, which has become the world's largest retailer by cutting costs for...
  • CU chancellor passes the buck (Ward Churchill)

    03/25/2005 9:37:21 AM PST · by aynrandy · 2 replies · 371+ views
    Denver Post ^ | March 25, 2005 | David Harsanyi
    At this rate, it'll have to be a retroactive decision. By the time CU fires Ward Churchill, Colorado's infamous professor will have retired with a dozen additional tomes on American imperialism under his belt. "My Life in Nazi America: How to live on a $95K and still be oppressed." That's if CU ever fires him. Which seems highly unlikely. But wherever you fall on this issue, you have to hand it to the university. Who knew academics were this adept at politics? They must be churning out media consultants by the hundreds. For a lesson, students needed only to watch...