Biology Professor Loses Contract in Creationism Dispute

A biology professor accused of teaching creationism at Central Oregon Community College isn't likely to be doing so next year. Administrators have recommended against renewing his contract.

Kevin P. Haley, an assistant professor of general biology, has taught at the college for four years. Central Oregon officials say they began receiving complaints about Mr. Haley's introductory biology class from students and other professors two years ago. Mr. Haley was