UNC Professor Held in Argentina on Drug Charges Wants Raise From University

A 68-year-old physics professor who has spent the past 10 months in an Argentine jail cell awaiting trial on drug charges has asked the University of North Carolina to give him a raise. Paul Frampton, who is embroiled in litigation with the university to have his $107,000 salary reinstated while he is in prison, made his case in a letter to Provost Bruce Carney that he should also be paid twice as much. "This is another example of his chutzpah," said Mark Williams, a UNC math professor. "Most...Full Story
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