Asheen Phansey Bio, Wiki
Asheen Phansey is a former Babson College professor. He has been fired when he jokingly said Iran should list 52 U.S. cultural sites to bomb. Phansey wrote that Ayatollah Khamenei could target the Kardashian residence and the Mall of America.
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Earlier Life and Education
Asheen Phansey has been associated with Babson College for almost 15 years. He received his MBA in 2008 from the Babson FWW Allen Graduate School of Business. That same year, he started teaching. He is a part-time professor. He taught MBA courses in entrepreneurship and marketing. Phansey also noted that he was involved in developing a curriculum for the bachelor class titled Biomedical and Business Ecology.
in February 2019, in February 2019. He appoints as the Director of Sustainability. The Environmental Protection Department’s Campus Campus focuses on implementing broad strategies.
According to his LinkedIn Biography, his job was working with relevant stakeholders, including staff, faculties, students, alums, and outside actors, to promote, engage, and improve sustainability initiatives, culture, and education in all Areas included the Babson community.
Asheen Phansey Facebook Post
Asheen Phansey jokingly suggesting on Facebook that Iran’s leader should make a list of significant cultural sites in the United States to attack. Phansey wrote that Ayatollah Khamenei might target the Kardashian residence and the Mall of America.
Phansey deleted the post, which was shared to his personal Facebook page, and apologized for it. He told local news stations in the Boston area that the post was a bad attempt at humour and that he had been joking about the lack of ancient cultural sites in America compared to Iran. The remark was in reaction to President Donald Trump’s threat to attack 52 cultural sites important to Iran.
Babson College Fired Asheen Phansey
Babson College announced that it would open an investigation related to Asheen Phansey’s Facebook post. The college said Phansey would be suspended with pay in the meantime. But the inquiry lasted only one day. Babson College shared on January 9, two days after Phansey wrote the post, that he had been fired. The statement on the institution’s website read:
“Babson College conducted a prompt and thorough investigation related to a post shared on a staff member’s personal Facebook page that does not represent the values and culture of the College. Based on the results of the investigation, the staff member is no longer a Babson College employee. As we have previously stated, Babson College condemns any type of threatening words and/or actions condoning violence and/or hate.”
In response, Phansey expressed disappointment over Babson College’s decision. He argued that his Facebook post had been “wilfully misinterpreted” and meant as a joke to be shared among his friends.