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A recent update states that President Scott Newman has backed off his firing of the professors, no word yet as to whether he intends to expel students and the wisdom of the ages.

"Updated on Feb 12, 2016 at 4:59 p.m. EST : Mount St. Mary's University announced that school president Simon Newman has reinstated Professor Thane Naberhaus and Edward Egan as employees, effective immediately. According to a statement Friday, Newman said that they have his "solemn commitment to work together to restore our relationship and our school." Mount St. Mary’s board member Fr. Kevin Farmer also stated that despite calls for Newman's resignation, the board "continues to support" him. 

"Amid uproar over comparing struggling students to bunnies that should be drowned or shot, Mount St. Mary’s University president is now under fire for criticizing expressions of the Catholic faith at the school."-- Adelaide Mena and Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency

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