July 1 was Anthony Varona’s last day at the helm of the University of Miami School of Law, but faculty at the South Florida law school still want answers as to why the popular dean was sent packing by university president Julio Frenk.

In July 5 open letter to the law school community, 16 members of the law school faculty continued to express their opposition to Varona’s firing and again called for a fuller explanation of why he was removed less than two years into his deanship.