Deputies win ground in dismissal appeal

August 27, 1999

Two vice-principals at Glasgow Caledonian University have won internal appeals against summary dismissal. A university court disciplinary panel ruled that John Phillips and Peter Bush should be dismissed for gross misconduct. But while the university appeal panel has upheld the finding of gross misconduct against Professor Phillips, it has modified the penalty to dismissal with salary in lieu of notice. It has modified the finding against Professor Bush to one of serious misconduct, which does not lead to dismissal.

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