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Breaking: Hours After Gustman Letter’s Release, Phil Cancels Faculty Meeting

Two hours and twenty-three minutes after the dissemination to the entire faculty of Economics Professor Al Gustman’s letter condemning Phil Hanlon’s choice of Bruce Duthu as the new Dean of the Faculty, the administration cancelled the scheduled May 8 meeting of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences:

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In early May of each year the administration holds a two meetings for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, usually two weeks apart. Although some senior members of the faculty recall May meetings being consolidated in past decades, I have not noted that a cancellation has occurred in many years.

Phil is certainly running scared now. After scandal upon scandal, with nary an achievement to report, our President is tottering. Will the faculty act with vigor and courage? It would only take one professor to put forward a no-confidence motion, and one more to second it. I think that such a motion would pass with a huge majority.

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