August 17, 2014
East Carolina U. Blocks Hiring of Philosophy Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment
Gaston De Cardenas for The Chronicle
Administrators at East Carolina University have turned down the philosophy department’s request to award a one-year endowed professorship to Colin McGinn—a prominent philosopher who resigned from the University of Miami in December following allegations of sexual harassment by a female graduate student.
The Whichard distinguished professorship is awarded for up to two years to a faculty member