Boğaziçi University Rector Naci İnci, appointed to his position by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has suspended the head of the economics department Prof. Dr. Ünal Zenginobuz from duty for three months, citing an investigation against him.
A Twitter account named “Özgür İktisat” (free economics), established by the students of the Economics department, said that the investigation launched against Zenginobuz is based on “unreal allegations that a student who went back to the university after being 'pardoned' was not accepted into the exams despite a court ruling.”
The account said that the student is now taking the exams as the exam schedule was determined following the court ruling.
It also said that the decision of suspension without waiting for the investigation's result shows its “political” nature. Following the decision of temporary suspension given to Prof. Ünal, his Boğaziçi e-mail has been also blocked. It seems that with the decision of extrajudicial execution, his access to Boğaziçi will be completely prevented.”
Uzaklaştırma kararının soruşturma tamamlanmadan verilmesi kararın siyasiliğini gösteriyor. Ünal Hoca’ya verilen geçici uzaklaştırmayla birlikte Boğaziçi e-mailine erişimi de durduruldu. Görünüşe göre yargısız infaz niteliğindeki kararla Boğaziçi’ne erişimi tamamen engellenecek.— Özgür İktisat 🏳️🌈 (@ozguriktisat) August 22, 2022
Boğaziçi TV announced on Aug. 23 that Prof. Zenginobuz was not even allowed to enter the campus and was prevented by the security guards at the gates.
🔴 Son Dakika— Boğaziçi TV (@bogazicitv) August 23, 2022
Dün 3 ay görevden uzaklaştırılan Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Ekonomi Bölüm başkanı Ünal Zenginobuz Boğaziçi Üniversitesi'ne alınmıyor pic.twitter.com/llD4DOGDUJ