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Finkelstein Denied Tenure at DePaul

The Chicago Sun-Times writes it up without giving even the cited reason for his tenure bid’s failure, and by making Finkelstein seem almost heroic; the New York Times at least mentions the reason for the tenure denial–Finkelstein’s failure to “honor the obligation” to “respect and defend the free inquiry of associates”–though it’s also quite favorable.

Travis Kavulla is director of Energy and Environmental Policy at the R Street Institute. He is a former president of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners who held elected office as a Montana public service commissioner for eight years. Before that, he was an associate editor for National Review.

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