EF Pastor Emeritus wrote this morning of the astonishing news that Dr Towey was escorted off the premises by security in the middle of a lecture he was giving on Christology. (I wonder if he had got as far as the Latrocinium?) This news has now also been published by ICN. There is a meeting of the College's Board of Governors on Thursday.
Meanwhile the undergraduate degree in hypnosis has recently been judged inadequate by the QAA and the college has offered to give the budding hypnotists their money back. Alternative courses still include an ITEC in Aromatherapy or Reflexology but the Holistic Indian Head Massage seems to have been discontinued.
18 September 2012. 12:52
A spokesperson for the University College said today:
We can confirm that Dr Anthony Towey, Head of the School of Theology, Philosophy and History, was suspended yesterday (17th September 2012) pending investigations into a very serious disciplinary matter and a grave breach of his professional duties at the University College.
This action was taken fully in accordance with our internal human resource procedures and with written, external legal advice. Arrangements are being put in place to ensure that all programmes and teaching will be fully covered.
For further information please contact Rob Marshall on 07766 952 113 or firstname.lastname@example.org