▪ Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton fires the professor who claimed that the Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax.
▪ James Tracy, a tenured professor who has taught a class called Culture of Consoiracy, is given a termination notice and does not file an appeal, the Palm Beach Post reported.
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"There's a lot of stuff people aren't aware of that I can't speak to right now,” Robert Zoeller, president of the United Faculty of Florida, representing the professor, told the Sun Sentinel.
▪ FAU’s reputation took a hit when Tracy questioned whether the mass shooting occurred.
▪ Over the years, he also blamed the Oklahoma City bombing and the 9/11 terror attack to government conspiracies.
Tracy’s last day will be Friday, according to the Palm Beach Post.