April 14, 2006
Baylor U. Denies Tenure to Intelligent-Design Thinker; Ex-Dean at U. of Wisconsin-Whitewater Resigns Teaching Post; In Britain, an Alleged Affair of State
TENURE DENIED: Controversy is brewing at Baylor University, where Francis J. Beckwith, a prominent and widely published Christian philosopher and legal scholar, was recently denied tenure — some say for his conservative religious views.
Mr. Beckwith, 45, an associate professor and associate director of Baylor's J.M. Dawson Institute of Church-State Studies, joined the faculty of the Baptist university in 2003. Since his appointment, there have been rumblings on the campus