Complete Record of all Correspondence and Media Reports

All emails, memos, documents, and news reports pertaining to the charges of noncompliance and insubordination against Dr. Robert T. Dillon, Jr
Made by Dr. Brian McGee, Provost of the College of Charleston, on 18Feb16 (as emended 21Feb16*).
This is an open resource, all documents freely available!

See below for links to additional resources, including the CofC Faculty/Administration Manual, the CofC Policy List,
and (new as of 27July16) civil action against The College.

Date
DocumentSubject
 -pdfGenetics Lab 305L Syllabus, Spring 2016, four sections.The document that started it all...
19Jan16pdfEmail from Chairman Hillenius to RTDStudent Learning Outcome
20Jan16pdfEmail from RTD to Chairman HilleniusStudent Learning Outcome
21Jan16pdfEmail from Chairman Hillenius to RTDStudent Learning Outcome
21Jan16pdfEmail from RTD to Chairman HilleniusDeath, taxes, and SLOs?
9Feb16pdfEmail from Dean Auerbach to RTDLearning Outcomes on Syllabus
10Feb16pdfEmail from RTD to Dean AuerbachLearning Outcomes on Syllabus
 -attachpdfDraft Biol 305L syllabus-
10Feb16pdfEmail from Dean Auerbach to RTDLearning Outcomes on Syllabus
11Feb16pdfEmail from RTD to Dean AuerbachLearning Outcomes on Syllabus
12Feb16pdfMemo from Dean Auerbach to Provost McGeeDr. Robert Dillon, Non-compliant Syllabus
18Feb16pdfMemo from Provost McGee to RTD (original)Proposed Sanction and Opportunity to Persuade
19Feb16pdfMemo from RTD to Provost McGeeProposed Sanction and Opportunity to Persuade
19Feb16pdfMemo from Provost McGee to RTDYour Memorandum of February 19, 2016
21Feb16pdfEmail from RTD to Provost McGeeCompleting the record
21Feb16pdfEmail from Provost McGee to RTDOpportunity to Persuade
 -attachpdf18Feb16 Memo from Provost McGee to RTD (emended*)Proposed Sanction and Opportunity to Persuade
22Feb16pdfEmail from RTD to SSM FacultyGoing Down With Woodrow Wilson
22Feb16pdfEmail from D.A. Ferguson (Review Panel) to RTDInvestigative Panel
24Feb16pdfEmail from RTD to Provost McGeeAre We Student Centered?
 -attachpdfMemo from RTD to Provost McGeeAre We Student Centered?
24Feb16pdfEmail from Provost McGee to RTDAre We Student Centered?
28Feb16pdfEmail from RTD to SSM FacultyJust Five Theses.
1Mar16pdfEmail from D. A. Ferguson (Review Panel) to RTDClarification
3Mar16pdfEmail from RTD to D. A. FergusonClarification
14Mar16pdfMemo from Ferguson to Provost McGeeFinal Report, Investigative Panel
15Mar16pdfMemo from McGee to Auerbach & Hillenius, with repliesReport of Investigative Review Panel
16Mar16pdfLetter from the AAUP to President McConnellProfessor Robert T. Dillon, Jr.
17Mar16pdfMemo from Provost McGee to President McConnellLetter of H-J Tiede, Associate Secretary, AAUP
18Mar16pdfMemo from Provost McGee to RTDNotice of Sanction
23Mar16pdfEmail from D. A. Ferguson to Provost McGee"CHE wants to interview me about Dillon"
28Mar16pdfEmail from RTD to SSM FacultyGoing National...
28Mar16pdfSilly, Sanctimonius Games: How a syllabus sparked a 
war between a professor and his college.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
29Mar16pdfEmail from RTD to SSM FacultyChronicle Commentary
29Mar16pdf  htmlWhy I'm Sticking to my Noncompliant Learning OutcomesThe Chronicle of Higher Education
29Mar16pdfEmail from Provost McGee to FacultyFaculty Senate: Course Number and Syllabi Policies
 -attachpdfPolicy on Course Syllabi -
30Mar16pdfEmail from RTD to SSM FacultyPost & Courier Article
30Mar16pdfCofC professor suspended after fight over syllabus
takes a philosophical turn
Charleston Post & Courier
30Mar16pdfLetter from the AAUP to President Glenn McConnellProfessor Robert T. Dillon, Jr.
30Mar16htmlWar of Words: CofC professor suspended over syllabus WCBD - News 2
30Mar16htmlProfessor wrestles with his college over learning outcomesEAB - Education Advisory Board
5Apr16pdfMemo from RTD to B. L. Lindner (Hearing Committee)Notice of Grievance
12Apr16pdfLetter from B. L. Lindner (Hearing Committee) to RTDNotice of Grievance
15Apr16pdfMemo from RTD to B. L. Lindner (Hearing Committee)Notice of Grievance
15Apr16pdfEmail from B. L. Lindner (Hearing Committee) to RTDNotice of Grievance
18Apr16pdfEmail from RTD to Beth Lloyd (Grievance Committee)Potential Grievance
18Apr16pdfEmail from Beth Lloyd (Grievance Committee) to RTDPotential Grievance
19Apr16pdfLetter from RTD to Beth Lloyd (Grievance Committee)Grievance
19Apr16pdfMemo from Provost McGee to Beth LloydLetter of Dr. Rob Dillon
26Apr16pdfLetter from Beth Lloyd (Grievance) to RTDGrievance Committee Letter
26Apr16pdfEmail from RTD to Dr. Beth Lloyd (Grievance)Grievance Committee Letter
5May16pdfLetter from Beth Lloyd (Grievance) to RTDGrievance Committee Letter
6May16pdfEmail exchange between Beth Lloyd and RTDCompromise?
12May16pdfLetter from Beth Lloyd (Grievance) to RTDGrievance Committee Letter
13May16pdfLetter from RTD to Beth Lloyd (Grievance)Grievance Referred to The President
13May16pdfEmail from Beth Lloyd (Grievance) to RTDPoint of Clarification
13May16pdfMemo from Provost McGee to Beth Lloyd (Grievance)Grievance Committee and Letter of RTD
14May16 pdfEmail from RTD to Beth Lloyd (Grievance)Point of Clarification
18May16pdfLetter from Beth Lloyd to President McConnellGrievance Referred to The President
23May16pdfLetter from AAUP-SC to President McConnellFor Professor Robert T. Dillon, Jr.
24May16pdfEmail from President McConnell to Beth LloydGrievance Referred to The President
25May16pdfEmail from RTD to the SSM FacultyAppeals Exhausted
    



More Media attention ...

DateTitleOrigin
3Aug16html   pdfOusted biology professor suing College of Charleston after syllabus fightCharleston Post & Courier
3Aug16htmlProfessor who battled College of Charleston over syllabus is suingThe Chronicle of Higher Education
4Aug16htmlProfessor sues college over syllabus requirementInside Higher Ed
8Aug16html   pdfWho decides what must be on a syllabus?Inside Higher Ed
9Aug16htmlEducrats chase away another defender of intellectual freedomThe Weekly Standard
14Aug16htmlThe Ruthless Folly of SLOsNational Review



Legal action...

Date

Title
Origin
21July16pdf  Robert T. Dillon, Jr., PhD, vs. The College of Charleston et al.(2016-CP-10-3774)
7Sept16pdfAnswer to complaint(2016-CP-10-3774)
7Sept16pdfMotion to dismiss(2016-CP-10-3774)
26Sept16pdfOur discovery requests(2016-CP-10-3774)
Jan17NoteThe College's responses to our discovery requests were extensive,
and in some cases confidential.  A subset is available upon request.
(2016-CP-10-3774)
11Jan17pdf
pdf
Our discovery responses - Interrogatories
Our discovery responses - Production                                       
(2016-CP-10-3774)
31Jan17pdfConsent Confidentiality Order(2016-CP-10-3774)
16Feb17pdfPlaintiff's Response to Motion to Dismiss(2016-CP-10-3774)
22Feb17pdfState Notice of Mediation(2016-CP-10-3774)
28Feb17pdfMcGee Notice of Deposition(2016-CP-10-3774)
7Mar17pdfDillon Notice of Deposition(2016-CP-10-3774)
4May17pdfDeposition of Dr. Brian McGee(2016-CP-10-3774)
4May17pdfDeposition of Dr. Robert Dillon (2016-CP-10-3774)
16May17pdfMediation(2016-CP-10-3774)
26Feb18html  pdfScientist who had falling-out with College works from homeCharleston Post & Courier
 
 
 
 



CofC documents relevant to the case.

pdfCollege of Charleston Faculty/Administration Manual 2015-16
pg 25V.3.B.10.c.2.  Grievance Procedures
pg 26V.3.B.11.b.4.  Faculty Hearing Committee
pg 143VII.B. Discipline of Faculty Members
pg 155VIII.A.2.  Course Objectives
pg 188X.I.2.a.  Requesting a Hearing


htmlCollege of Charleston Policy List
7.6.10Policy on Course Syllabi (Brand New, as of 6Apr16!)
9.1.2 Employee Code of Conduct
9.1.10Prohibition of Discrimination