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Boston U.'s Scientology connection

Title: Boston U.'s Scientology connection
Date: Wednesday, 16 September 1998
Publisher: Boston Globe
Author: Alex Beam
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Boston University has the faculty, staff, and financial resources to become one of the nation's great research institutions. One obstacle in that path has always been the unpredictable behavior of John Silber, a master builder whose norms of academic freedom are not universally accepted. It is also hard to take seriously a university where the president, Jon Westling, lacks the basic teaching credential — a doctoral degree — required of assistant professors nationwide. It is not widely known that the man ... [Read the rest at]