High court agrees to hear Chattanooga case

High court agrees to hear Chattanooga case


NASHVILLE (AP) - The Tennessee Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of a professor who sued the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga claiming he lost his job as a department head because he voiced concerns about a female professor.

Dr. William P. Harman accused her of lying about her academic credentials and unprofessional behavior.

The Court of Appeals dismissed Harman's lawsuit, saying he wasn't fired from the university because he still kept a job at the school, just no longer as head of the department of philosophy and religion.

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear his appeal.

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