Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, a community of international scholars advocating for integrity and honest debate, have begun a petition for Thomas Klocek. Already, over 500 supporters including top scholars from universities internationally have added their names to the document. Below is an excerpt from this petition:I signed. The petition can be found here.
We believe this case sheds serious questions on the commitment to academic freedom and civility in academic discussion with this egregious termination. We further believe that this action by administration has separated DePaul from the academic community.
Wednesday, June 21, 2006
Scholars for Peace in the Middle East petition DePaul University to reinstate Professor Thomas Klocek
Ian North writes,