WSU Law school says no to Said for faculty post.

Don Cohen
Special to the Jewish News

Wadie Said, a controversial candidate for the faculty, has not been offered a position at the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.

Said, son of the late Columbia University professor Edward Said, had garnered opposition from some students, alumni and the pro-Israel advocacy group, StandWithUs. Opponents charged that Said was unqualified and a supporter of terrorism. They charged that he would be a divisive presence on campus.

[Three cheers for StandWithUs]

More than 600 Said supporters signed an online petition providing a rebuttal to several of StandWithUs’ charges, labeling it “a smear campaign.” CONTINUE

February 5, 2007 | 4 Comments »

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