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Trevor Sofield

'Secret' paper released

THE Hong Kong Polytechnic is seeking legal advice on a former principal lecturer's release of a ''strictly confidential'' document relating to an inquiry.

Tuesday, 28 June, 1994, 12:00am

The legality of secret reasons on sacking

UNDER the somewhat misleading title, ''Why Sofield Had To Go'' (Sunday Morning Post, June 5) Hong Kong Polytechnic director Professor Poon Chung-kwong claims to have ''compelling reasons to end [principal lecturer Trevor Sofield's] contract'', but declines to tell us what these reasons might be.

12 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Inquiry deplored at staff meeting

HONG KONG Polytechnic staff yesterday passed a motion deploring the manner in which the management had handled an inquiry into problems in the Hotel and Tourism Management Department.

More than 360 members of the staff association attended a special general meeting, the largest turnout since 1985.

A total of 255 votes supported the motion while 71 opposed it.

10 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Dismissed lecturer hits back at accusers

FORMER Hong Kong Polytechnic principal lecturer Trevor Sofield, sacked after an internal inquiry into problems in his department, has launched a scathing attack on the inquiry.

It was his first detailed response to the inquiry since he was told last Friday to leave the polytechnic within 24 hours.

4 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Vote to test support for Polytechnic management

LECTURERS from Hong Kong Polytechnic's Hotel and Tourism Management Department are to vote on a motion today backing the management.

The motion, drafted by a group of lecturers after a 21/2-hour meeting with director Professor Poon Chung-kwong, also expresses disapproval of criticism made by four outgoing lecturers on Tuesday.

3 Jun 1994 - 12:00am