The University of Missouri-St. Louis Faculty Senate has criticized Board of Curators member David Wasinger for making "homophobic comments" during a board meeting last week in Kansas City.
Wasinger, a St. Louis lawyer, made a critical comment about teaching "queer theory" courses. The comment came during a meeting of the board's Academic and Student Affairs Committee.
In response to Wasinger's comments, the UM-St. Louis Faculty Senate voted unanimously yesterday to support a resolution rejecting "all forms of bigotry, including homophobia."
"We wanted to make a statement, especially to our students, that we are supportive of diversity and calm fears that …