Nunez Community College fired prof in ‘retaliatory’ act, group claims in censure

June 19, 2019 | The New Orleans Advocate

Nunez Community College in Chalmette was placed on a censure list issued by a national professors’ advocacy group on Saturday, four months after being cited for allegedly terminating a long-term associate English professor as a “retaliatory measure.”

The American Association of University Professors alleged in February that Nunez violated Richard Schmitt’s academic freedomwhen dismissing him without cause after he had accused administrators of providing inaccurate information in an accreditation report.

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