July 14, 2006
Wis. Provost Will Review Teaching of Instructor With Controversial 9/11 Views
The provost of the University of Wisconsin at Madison announced that he would conduct a review of the teaching of an instructor who believes that the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, were orchestrated by the U.S. government.
The provost's announcement in late June came amid calls from state legislators to fire the instructor, Kevin Barrett, after he discussed his views on a local conservative radio talk show.
Mr. Barrett is a member of Scholars for 9/11 Truth, a group