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Board of Curators votes to terminate Melissa Click

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Board of Curators votes to terminate Melissa Click

(KTRS) – The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted to fire Assistant Professor Melissa Click. The vote came Wednesday night, months after a video of Click calling for muscle to remove a student journalist from students protests on campus. The Board released a statement today saying that pressure from Missouri lawmakers had no influence on […]

Board of Curators votes to terminate Melissa Click

(KTRS) – The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted to fire Assistant Professor Melissa Click.

The vote came Wednesday night, months after a video of Click calling for muscle to remove a student journalist from students protests on campus. The Board released a statement today saying that pressure from Missouri lawmakers had no influence on their decision. Officials say this is a dismissal and there are no plans to offer a severance package.

Click has the right to appeal the decision.

Timeline:

  • October 10, 2015 – Dr. Click blocks Homecoming parade and gets into confrontation with CPD
  • November 9, 2015 – Click attempts to exclude people from public spaces on Carnahan Quadrangle; attempts to prohibit Tim Tai and other media from covering event; knocks MU student Mark Schierbecker’s camera ajar and calls for “muscle” to remove him from area
  • January 25, 2016 – City Prosecutor brings charge against Click for assaulting Schierbecker
  • January 27, 2016 – Board of Curators suspends Click and orders investigation to determine whether additional discipline is appropriate
  • January 28, 2016 – Bryan Cave law firm commences investigation
  • February 4, 2016 – Board of Curators schedules a meeting for February 24, 2016
  • February 12, 2016 – Bryan Cave completes investigation and provides investigative report to Click for response
  • February 19, 2016 – Click provides response to investigative report
  • February 20, 2016 – Investigative report and Click’s response provided to board of curators
  • February 22, 2016 – Public Notice of board meeting for February 24, 2016
  • February 24, 2016 – Board meeting and vote
  • February 25, 2016 – Announcement
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