"A key employee who continues to lie and plagiarize in major ways impacts the reputation of the institution," Brown said. He noted that a majority of faculty who reviewed Churchill's work and case had recommended that he should have been retained, which Brown said is "at odds with society.... [These] faculty were thinking about their rights and privileges."CU faculty thinking only of themselves? Say it ain't so, Hank.
The Rocky's Vincent Carroll gets a shot of his own in while discussing a completely different topic:
Update: In his speech Brown also noted that
Take David Lane, an attorney best known for his defense of Ward Churchill but who has championed real civil liberties
cases, too. . . .
During the past year, public confidence in the University has increased . . . as demonstrated by the fundraising success of the CU Foundation. The Foundation's numbers are almost 50 percent higher this year than the previous best year, which Brown said shows a "test of public confidence.... It reflects a focus on doing things right."Or something.