A row has broken out between City University and a visiting Fellow from America who accused the university of altering students' grades and firing him without cause. Cody Fuston wrote an open letter to students which was published on the City University Secrets Facebook page.
City University has has denied Fuston's claims that the Department of English secretly marked down students’ academic results without students’ knowledge or professors’ consent.
Fuston, who is also a novelist, informed students in a letter that his contract had been terminated on Tuesday. The letter went viral when it was posted on the CityU Secrets Facebook page the following day. Fuston described this lowering of students’ grades as “corruption”, and advised them to keep records of the grades their lecturers had given them.
A CityU spokesperson told