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FAU Debacle: Internal Emails Reveal Faculty Revolt Against Administration

First, FAU tried to name its stadium after a private prison operator, GEO Group. Then, FAU President Mary Jane Saunders struck a student with her car in a panic-stricken reaction to the sight of a mere handful of youngsters in the vicinity of her 2010 silver Lexus. Amid these events, the university surrendered to pressure from the Christian right over a communications class exercise, sending instructor Deandre Poole into hiding after receiving death threats. 

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- FAU Is a $6 Million Whore
- In Defense of Instructor Deandre Poole

Faced with these challenges, the Saunders administration has lurched from one clumsy reaction to another, piling up the public relations damage. Unsteady is the hand at the wheel.

Now, previously unreported internal e-mails further reveal even more of the administration's ineptness -- even in dealings with its own faculty.

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