ACLU Backs Adjunct Who Resigned Over College Request For DNA Sample

[private] The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio urged University of Akron officials to reconsider their decision to dismiss adjunct faculty member. Adjunct Matt Williams previously resigned his position in protest over an illegal University policy to collect all job applicants’ DNA. Williams’ resignation in October 2009 led to a firestorm of public criticism over the controversial policy, which was later repealed by the University. The University of Akron later rehired Professor Williams to teach two classes in the spring 2010 semester. "I took a principled stand to change a University rule that operated to the disadvantage of part-time faculty," […]
This article is only available to subscribers. If you're a subscriber, log in. To subscribe, choose the subscription that suits your needs: 1 Year Individual Subscription, 1 Year Library Subscription, 1 Year Academic Department Subscription, 1 Year College Teaching & Learning Center Subscription or 1 Year College Faculty Association/Faculty Union Subscription
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • Pinterest
This div height required for enabling the sticky sidebar
News For the Adjunct Faculty Nation
Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views :