Johns Hopkins professor fired after attempted sabotage of student sit-in

About midnight on May 7, a Johns Hopkins University associate research professor burst into a campus building with bolt cutters hoping to break up a student sit-in and access computer servers there. But his attempt failed, a fight ensued, and he was thrown out, according to the professor, Daniel Povey. Now Povey, who was initially placed on administrative leave, has been fired by Hopkins for jeopardizing student safety, according to an Aug. 8 letter written by Andrew S. Douglas, the university’s vice dean for faculty. Povey posted the termination letter online. It takes effect Aug. 31. (Wash. Post)

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