Kamis, 11 Oktober 2012

Angela McCaskill Placed On Administrative Leave From Gallaudet

WASHINGTON - (ABC7) - The Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion at Gallaudet University has been placed on paid administrative leave, after allegedly signing a Maryland referendum petition opposing same sex marriage.

Dr. Angela McCaskill became a Deputy to the President and the Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion in January 2011. This afternoon, President Hurwitz released the following statement to students, faculty and staff:

"I want to inform the community that I have placed Dr. Angela McCaskill on paid administrative leave effective immediately. It recently came to my attention that Dr. McCaskill has participated in a legislative initiative that some feel is inappropriate for an individual serving as Chief Diversity Officer; however, other individuals feel differently. I will use the extended time while she is on administrative leave to determine the appropriate next steps taking into consideration the duties of this position at the university. In the meantime an interim Chief Diversity Officer will be announced in the near future."

As first reported in the blog Planet DeafQueer, “a Gallaudet faculty member, who at this time wishes to remain anonymous, noticed Dr. McCaskill’s name, address and signature on the anti-gay marriage petition. Read more: http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/10/angela-mccaskill-placed-on-administrative-leave-from-gallaudet--80843.html

Dr. Angela McCaskill, the new Chief Diversity Officer of Gallaudet University, shares her vision and plan and for working with the campus community: Chief Diversity Officer Initiatives


The Washington Post - Gallaudet diversity officer on paid leave after signing petition on same-sex marriage law.

Gallaudet University’s chief diversity officer was placed on paid leave on Wednesday after school officials learned that she signed a petition challenging a new same-sex marriage law in Maryland.

Angela McCaskill, who has worked for more than 20 years at the university for the deaf and hard of hearing, was among more than 200,000 Maryland residents to sign a petition seeking a referendum vote on the measure. The petition succeeded, and enactment of the law was put on hold pending the outcome of the referendum in November.

On Wednesday, Gallaudet President T. Alan Hurwitz said he had placed McCaskill on administrative leave... Read more: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/gallaudet-diversity-officer-on-paid-leave-after-signing-petition-on-same-sex-marriage-law/2012/10/10/bdb1e720-1332-11e2-a16b-2c110031514a_story.html


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