Purdue faculty: Oust Purdue Northwest chancellor
Chancellor has been under fire since mocking Asian language during a December graduation ceremony on Purdue’s regional campus. Plus, Purdue extends initiative to offer refuge to Ukrainian scholars
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PURDUE FACULTY CALLS ON UNIVERSITY TO OUST PURDUE NORTHWEST CHANCELLOR KEON
Purdue faculty on the University Senate in West Lafayette, joining professors at Purdue Northwest, on Monday formally called for the resignation or removal of Chancellor Tom Keon, who went viral, stirring anger and disbelief after uttering a mocking, Asian-sounding language during the regional campus’ commencement ceremony in December.
“It just occurs to me that if you can’t hold a university-level administrator accountable for this kind of behavior, how can you hold anybody accountable for anything?” asked Steve Beaudoin, a University Senate member who was chairman of the faculty-led body last academic year.
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