Adjunct Professor Who Complained About Crosses Fired From Texas A&M-San Antonio

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
As my son the college student likes to remind me, “Correlation does not imply causation.” The mere fact that Event B follows Event A doesn’t mean Event A caused Event B. Officials at Texas A&M University-San Antonio insist that’s true in the case of Sissy Bradford, an adjunct professor of criminology. She was informed that she won’t be teaching there in the fall, after — but not, the university insists, because — she complained about what she thought was an inappropriate display of Christianity at the public university. Her story has been covered by, among others, the San Antonio Express-News, Inside Higher Ed, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and The Texas Tribune, which shares stories with The New York Times.

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