The University of New Hampshire sent a letter Friday (September 7) to the banned chair of the biochemistry and molecular biology department, saying that he can be reinstated but no longer as the chair of the department, a faculty member in the department just informed The Scientist. As I linkurl:reported; in July, John Collins, who has been chair of the department for two years, was banned from campus on June 29, a day after kicking a trash can, yelling and making threats about another faculty member, Stacia Sower. The letter came after an August 20 meeting between the university administration and Collins during which he presented several dozen affidavits from other faculty members regarding incidents each had had with Sower. Collins threatened to file a case and present the affidavits in federal court if the university did not reinstate him, apologize for their actions against him, and pay for all...

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