The Connecticut college’s president, Joanne Berger-Sweeney, wrote that “a leave is in the best interest” of both the institution and the faculty member.
Because the justices will not hear the case until the autumn, parts of the controversial policy — struck down by lower courts — will be in effect for months, with implications for colleges.
“Is it wrong of me to think,” the faculty member had written online of the student who died after being imprisoned by North Korea for 17 months, that he “got exactly what he deserved?”
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.