Collin College on Thursday revoked the three-year extension of the contract granted to a long-standing professor, citing its lack of support for the University's mission.

your transgressions? At a private meeting, the Provost appointed two, said the teacher: to criticize the Covid reopening plan of the University and allow Collin's name on the Texas Faculty Association's website.

Suzanne Stateler Jones, the teacher, serves as the Secretary and Treasurer of the State TFA. She is also the secretary of the new Chapter TFA of Collin, which works a bit as a union, but is not recognized, by Texas State Law, which prohibits collective bargaining among public employees. But Jones says that she was never responsible for the state website, and that the whole page in question was eliminated after the dean of her told him to rub collin from the site this autumn.

Jones said the new provost, Mary Barnes -Tilley, also accused her of ignoring a prior request from the Dean of her to eliminate the name of Collin from the TSA site in 2017. Jones does not remember any request for this type But she could not answer, since they told her that she did not talk or any questions, she said. The only other person in the meeting room was a member of the human resources personnel.

As for the response of Collin Covid-19, Jones said that it is only spoken once, signing a resolution of the Council of the Faculty of June asking the University to move so many autumn courses online as It is possible and postpon the experience of the faculty in the methods of instruction. Jones said that Barnes-Tilley accused her of criticizing the university outside the established channels. But Jones said that the Council is an established shared government channel, and one third of that body signed the resolution.

In any case, Jones said, it is unprecedented from the faculty members granted extensions of contract with full. Endstanding throat of the supervisors of him to see those revoked contracts. The heads of him were recorded in the contract during the summer, and while the Government Board of Collin had yet to vote for his contract, these movements are practically always ceremonial, she said.

Marisela Chain-Smith, a Collin spokesman, said that the university "did not shoot" Jones ", despite any misrepresenting she may have received." She declined more comments.

It is difficult for Jones to see the effective termination as anything other than retaliation for the participation of him in the Covid-19 response of the Collin TFA.

Current Agreement of Jones expires in the spring. She is planning to file a complaint with college, talk to TFA's lawyer and hire that of her own work lawyer to try to recover her work.

"I love here," she said. "I grew up flat and went to Collin College in the summers of my college years, yes, I love it. I love Collin, I love teaching. I love my students and the experience and dedication of my colleagues. Literally, I have four presentations for Give in college next week ... I want to continue doing this. I love what I do. "

Last year, Collin granted Jones a compromised faculty scholarship to grant a student.

The members of the faculty in Collin do not have tenancy, but for longer. Service teachers with strong track records generally obtain multihear contracts. Jones has taught in full-time collin since 2012 and even more time than that as an attachment. The American Association of University Teachers maintains that the members of the faculty who have served as long as they have been fulfilled for a long time, the same process protections that are granted to the members of the faculty.

It is difficult to separate the effective termination of Jones from other administrative tensions of the Faculty and free speech pages in Collin this academic year. In October, Collin formally rebuked Lora Burnett, Professor of History, for Tweeting critical to then Vice President Mike Pence during the vice president's debate. In November, the faculty members abruptly criticized H. Neil Matkin, president of Collin, to announce the DEA

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