Monday, June 15, 2015

Faculty Group Blasts University Over Handling of Sculpture Satirizing President

The Chronicle of Higher Education
June 12th, 2015

Capilano University violated an instructor’s academic freedom by seizing his satirical sculpture about the Canadian institution’s president, concludes a report released on Thursday by the Canadian Association of University Teachers.
The instructor, George Rammell, made an unflattering sculpture of Capilano’s president, Kris Bulcroft, and her poodle, wrapped in an American flag. Last year Mr. Rammell learned that his artwork had been removed from the campus, and it was destroyed in the process of being moved.

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