February 17, 1995
Judge Finds No Anti-Christian Bias in Tenure Case
Donald G. Schley sued the College of Charleston in 1992, claiming he had been denied a tenure-track job because he was a devout Christian.
This month a federal magistrate ruled that Mr. Schley had instead been the victim of academe's competitive job market. Magistrate William M. Catoe ruled that the college had had its pick of job candidates -- 279 in one job search -- and had simply chosen a more promising scholar.
Mr. Schley, now an independent scholar in Colorado, said the
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