UT lecturer fired after arrest for alleged actions at pro-Palestine protest

AUSTIN, Texas — A lecturer has been fired from his position at the University of Texas at Austin (UT) over an arrest stemming from his alleged actions during a pro-Palestine protest in April.

Richard Heyman has been charged with interfering with public duties after allegedly grabbing a DPS trooper’s bike. According to Heyman’s lawyer, he had worked at the university for 18 years.

KVUE reached out to the University of Texas. A spokesperson said the university couldn’t comment on personnel matters.

KVUE also reached out to DPS for additional details but did not hear back.

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