The uproar over the “step on Jesus” incident at Florida Atlantic University is as much about the administration’s botched handling of the incident as it is about the controversial classroom lesson. Had FAU dealt properly with Ryan Rotela, Gov. Scott wouldn’t be sticking his nose where it doesn’t belong.
The governor has asked Frank Brogan, chancellor of the state university system and a former FAU president, for a report on “how (the incident) was handled and a statement of the university’s policies to ensure this type of ‘lesson’ will not occur again.” Mr. Brogan or FAU’s trustees might demand such a report. Gov. Scott has no direct authority over FAU’s “policies.” Such posturing aside, FAU continues to make its own bad news.
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