December 6, 2002
Saint Xavier U. Suspends Professor for E-Mail Message
Saint Xavier University has suspended a professor who called a cadet at the U.S. Air Force Academy a "disgrace to this country" in an e-mail message that also derided the military's "aggressive baby-killing tactics." Administrators at Saint Xavier had already forced the professor, Peter N. Kirstein, to apologize, and the Chicago university also issued an apology of its own.
Richard A. Yanikoski, Saint Xavier's president, declined to comment on the decision to suspend Mr. Kirstein and