COLUMBIA — In 2000, Elias Saab was asked to step down a year early as chairman of the MU Department of Mathematics after allegations that an election for a seat on the department’s personnel committee had been tampered with. A short time later, a committee was organized and given one year to revise the department’s bylaws. Carmen Chicone, a professor of math, was part of the committee, which eventually disbanded after its members couldn’t come to a consensus.
Lack of bylaws causes tension in MU math department
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