Such brave cowards.
The university appears to be using the old Indian trick—did I say “Indian”?—of trying to disappear by walking backwards in your own footprints. Oberlin’s recent $36 wampum damages payout may be very motivating.
I would love to have heard the conversation between the attorney and the Board of Trustees.
I do wonder if he kept it to an academic level discussion of ‘mitigating losses’ or if he needed to use graphic terms to describe the depth of their errors.
The accusing student is now an ex student. She’s a young, Black Muslim with an arabic name. She has been appearing in photos about this story, grinning ear to ear, so full of her own gloating, so thrilled to have gotten a teacher fired by telling the dean that she, the student ‘felt unsafe’ when her teacher showed the copy of the painting in question.
I’m sure this turn of events will quickly wipe the snarky smile off of her face.
‘Eff islam and its beliefs. This is America. Get the F out.