Fresno State lec­turer is out

Cal State in­struc­tor who tweeted Trump ‘must hang’ won’t re­turn to teach in fall.

Los Angeles Times - - CALIFORNIA -

In­struc­tor who tweeted Trump “must hang” won’t re­turn to teach in the fall.

A his­tory lec­turer at Fresno State Univer­sity who tweeted that Pres­i­dent Trump “must hang” will not be re­turn­ing to teach in the fall.

Univer­sity Pres­i­dent Joseph Cas­tro said in a state­ment Fri­day that Lars Mais­chak, an Amer­i­can his­tory in­struc­tor, wouldn’t be teach­ing when classes re­sume.

But Cas­tro said two of Mais­chak’s cour­ses would be con­verted to an on­line for­mat to ful­fill a con­trac­tual obli­ga­tion.

Cas­tro said Mais­chak’s con­tract ex­pires in De­cem­ber.

Mais­chak had taken a vol­un­tary leave of ab­sence af­ter apol­o­giz­ing for the tweet he wrote in April.

It said: “To save Amer­i­can democ­racy, Trump must hang. The sooner and the higher, the bet­ter.”

Far-right web­sites such as Bre­it­bart News high­lighted the tweet, spark­ing an­gry calls on so­cial me­dia for Mais­chak to be fired.

Fresno State

LARS MAIS­CHAK’S classes will be con­verted to an on­line for­mat.

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