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College is a great place to explore new subject areas: Critical thinking, philosophy, dick sucking. What’s that? You college didn’t specialize in dick sucking? You must not have gone to Slippery Rock University, in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. Because a professor there, Robert Ammon Jr., seemingly offered that as an option to one of his students. The dick-sucking incident goes back to a 2010 trip  to Spain the sports management professor took with a bunch of students. Ammon was supposed to act as something of a chaperone to the 19 kids, but ended up drinking with them at a bar. First, he bragged that he’d had more than 100 partners. Then, when another student asked who his favorite student was, he pointed to one girl in the group and said that she’d be his favorite “if she sucked his dick.”

Ammon, a tenured professor, was dismissed from his position in July 2010, but recently appealed the decision on the grounds that he was drunk and was playfully engaging in “trash talk.” Just this week, a Pennsylvania appeals court upheld the school’s original decision. Curiously, this is not Ammon’s first time at the sexual harassment rodeo. In 2006, a complaint was made against him, and Ammon signed a statement that said he would resign if a similar incident happened in the future. Well, whoops!

In its decision, the court noted that Ammon’s role as a professor:

“…places him in a position of repeated exposure to female students, and he continued his inappropriate behavior after he was disciplined in 2006 for similar conduct, which indicates a substantial risk that female students will be subjected to similar action in the future. The implications of allowing public university employees to violate not only the trust of the students and employers, but also the general public, contravene long-standing public policy. To deny the university the ability to appropriately discipline [Ammon] for his conduct would place the university in violation of Title IX.”

But here’s the absolutely wonderful news. Professor Ammon hasn’t let this keep him down. He’s now an associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Science at the University of South Dakota.

[Woman's photo courtesy Shutterstock]
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