College IT professional convicted in child porn case continues to draw $48K salary from public college

Campus Reform Reporter

Total Shares
This is the CRO SBAR

  • Employee pled guilty to unspecified federal child pornography charges.
  • School working within constraints of the law to fire professor.
  • Benjamin Gran taught in the school’s information technology department and continues to draw the $48,000 annually salary despite admitting to the unspecified federal child pornography charges in September.

    An IT professional who was placed on administrative leave over federal child pornography charges, continues to receive his full salary at Green River Community College, in Auburn, Washington.

    Benjamin Gran worked in the school’s information technology department and continues to draw the $48,000 annually salary despite admitting to the unspecified federal child pornography charges in September, according to a local news outlet, Komo News.

    A spokesperson for the college, Vickie Sheehan, told Campus Reform on Monday that the school suspended Gran before his conviction and that it is now working within the constraints of the law to remove him from it's payroll. 

    Follow the author of this article on Twitter @AEdwardsCRO

    Editor's note: A previous version of this story included numerous errors and identified Gran as a professor. He is not a a professor but a staff member of the college and never taught in the classroom. The story also misspelled Sheehan's name.  





    LATEST TWEETS

    Rolf S. Arvidson
    @rsa4046 - 2 hours ago

    RTed elsewhere, and important: Cornel West, Robert George: Universities shouldn't be 'safe spaces' http://t.co/MvRAimIr4o via @campusreform

    Angel_in_disguise
    @ylwlotus - 6 hours ago

    @campusreform @binggreen They have no respect. Only come here to get a free ride then piss on the rest of us.

    Ilianna Mari
    @Ilianna_Mari - 10 hours ago

    @campusreform @UMich The inspiration of Dylann Roof. http://t.co/Y2AiIACJFQ

    Ilianna Mari
    @Ilianna_Mari - 10 hours ago

    @campusreform @UMich Exploiting the terroristic persecution of a people for a political agenda.This is not about narcissistic Islam.

    Chris
    @Chris_1791 - 11 hours ago

    UNC prof. awarded back pay after drug smuggling conviction http://t.co/7z9Sdngsxo via @campusreform

    Chris
    @Chris_1791 - 11 hours ago

    Cornel West, Robert George: Universities shouldn't be 'safe spaces' http://t.co/869agO7Hw6 via @campusreform

    Clixon Foundation
    @3amFAIL - 16 hours ago

    @jrobertson101 @campusreform Barry? Until 2009 Barry thought Pensacola NAS was a diet beverage. He's the JV captain of Ebonic Quiz Bowl.

    james e robertson jr
    @jrobertson101 - 16 hours ago

    @campusreform @3amFAIL does he realize that 98.6% of white Americans at time of 1863 Emancipation never a "master"? http://t.co/fQxKLrb6Mw