Virginia Tech Professors Fault University Over Tepid Defense of Colleague

Courtesy Steven Salaita

Steven G. Salaita wrote an op-ed criticizing "support our troops" sloganeering. The university deflected angry responses with a statement that went beyond saying that his views were not those of the institution.
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Nearly 40 of Virginia Tech's faculty members have signed a letter protesting how the university has distanced itself from an associate professor of English whose public critique of patriotic slogans angered some political conservatives.

The associate...

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