UA professor placed on leave after video shows student shotgunning beer in classroom

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — The University of Alabama has placed a professor on administrative leave after a video surfaced of a student shotgunning a beer in their classroom.

The video, posted on the Instagram page BarstoolAlabama, shows someone holding a beer in a large auditorium classroom. The student engages with the professor before shotgunning the beer. The video cuts off after that.

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Professor Joel Strayer of the Marketing Department has been placed on administrative leave after it was found the incident happened in their classroom.

In a statement from UA, Strayer was placed on administrative leave while several concerns are being investigated.

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