Journalism Professor Placed on Administrative Leave After Fallout from Controversial Tweet

By: Emily Donovan | The University Daily Kansan

The University of Kansas placed Professor David Guth on administrative leave after strong public backlash to his controversial gun control tweet in response to the Navy Yard shooting last Monday.

“The volume of emails and phone calls have been quite threatening and disruptive on both sides,” said Ann Brill, Dean of the William Allen White School of Journalism.

Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little released a statement Friday morning announcing the action.


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