September 23, 2005
Panel Calls for Probe of Ward Churchill
The University of Colorado at Boulder will go ahead with a full investigation into allegations of research misconduct made against Ward Churchill, the ethnic-studies professor who, in a 2001 essay, compared victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.
The university affirmed Mr. Churchill's right to free speech last spring. But amid the controversy over his remarks, a faculty committee reviewed his scholarly work and turned up several