academic freedom http://wkar.org en MSU professor stresses importance of due process in Penn affair http://wkar.org/post/msu-professor-stresses-importance-due-process-penn-affair <p></p><p>Highly controversial comments made recently by a Michigan State University professor continue to be a topic of discussion both locally and beyond. &nbsp;</p><p>Last week, creative writing professor William Penn sparked an intense backlash after a <a href="http://www.campusreform.org/blog/?ID=5040">video surfaced</a> of him suggesting Republicans had “raped the country” and included many closet racists. &nbsp;A student attending the lecture told MLive.com that Penn also denigrated Christians and athletes.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 17:47:51 +0000 Current State 42002 at http://wkar.org MSU professor stresses importance of due process in Penn affair