Wow. I’d like to hear this whole story.
He sent a lengthy email to his Strategic Management class explaining that they would all be failing the course. He said the students proved to be incompetent and lack the maturity level to enter the workforce.
“It became apparent that they couldn’t do some of the most simple and basic things they should have been able to do,” said Horwitz.
In the email he cited examples of students cheating, telling him to “chill out,” and inappropriate conduct. He said students spread untrue rumors about him online, and he said at one point he even felt the need to have police protection in class.
“I was dealing with cheating, dealing with individuals swearing at me both in and out of class, it got to the point that the school had to put security guards at that class and another class,” said Horowitz.
At first blush, it looks like the professor is flaky and unstable. After all, could a whole class be this bad? Then again, he’s been a professor for 20 years and this is the first time he’s done this, so there must be something unusually bad about the kids in this class.