Activist administrators and grants-addicted “academics” demolish the reputation of places of higher education.
Joanne Nova reports that Oregon State University has gone feudal.
Gone Feudal: Oregon State Uni (OSU) sack and target skeptics (and their children)
In an extremely worrying development, we can add Nick Drapela’s name to the list of skeptics fired for the heresy of speaking out. This email from Gordon Faulks came around today, and I want to spread the message. I have written before about the scientist of upstanding integrity and action that is Art Robinson – When he ran for Congress, three of his children doing PhD’s were targeted at OSU. The details of Joshua, Bethany and Matthew’s work are described on the Oregon State Outrage blog. These exemplary students were close to finishing their work towards PhD degrees in nuclear engineering when all three suddenly faced major obstacles and the likelihood of losing all their work to date. (See the Outrage blog for updates).
But the outrageous behaviour continues. … What we need is facebook, twitter, letters and emails – a campaign to let the State of Oregon (and especially university donors) know their university has regressed to a feudal religious institute — Jo
See also Climate skeptic instructor fired from Oregon State University at Anthony Watt’s WUWT.