U. of Colorado Begins Process to Fire Ward Churchill

The University of Colorado at Boulder's interim chancellor announced last week that he has begun the process to dismiss Ward Churchill, the controversial professor who once compared some victims of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to Nazi bureaucrats.

Eighteen months ago, politicians and conservative critics of academe began calling for Mr. Churchill to be fired from his tenured post after an essay he wrote in 2001 became more widely known. In it, he described people who