Samantha Harris Featured in The Wall Street Journal: Princeton President Asks Board to Fire Tenured Classics Professor, Citing Sexual-Misconduct Investigation

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May 19, 2022

Princeton University’s president has recommended that the school’s board of trustees fire a tenured classics professor, concluding he didn’t cooperate fully in a sexual-misconduct investigation, according to a copy of his letter to the board’s chair reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

The recommended dismissal is being assailed by the professor’s supporters as a politically motivated cover.

Dr. Katz didn’t respond to requests for comment. Samantha Harris, Dr. Katz’s lawyer, said a past relationship with a student had already been adjudicated and that the university was condemning the professor for his political beliefs.

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