Hamline University under fire for art professor’s dismissal


              Aram Wedatalla, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), cries during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in  Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in  Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), cries during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in  Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, left, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), listens as Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in  Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Aram Wedatalla, left, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in  Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, left, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), listens as Jaylani Hussein, executive director of the Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in  Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
            
              Aram Wedatalla, a Hamline University senior and the president of Muslim Student Association (MSA), speaks during a news conference at CAIR-MN office, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, in  Minneapolis. A Hamline University lecturer showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad and  Wedatalla was one of the students in the class when the image was displayed. (Kerem Yücel/Minnesota Public Radio via AP)
Hamline University under fire for art professor’s dismissal