A tenured professor who has been teaching at Duquesne University of the Holy Ghost for more than 30 years is out of a job. The Superior Court has said it cannot disturb the university president’s decision to fire him for sexually harassing students.

Under state law, internal operating decisions of colleges and university are subject only to limited judicial review, a majority of the Superior Court said in Murphy v. Duquesne University of the Holy Ghost, PICS Case No. 99-2399 (Pa. Super. Dec. 29, 1999) Eakin, J.; Brosky, J., dissenting.

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