Professor facing charges after allegedly telling boss there will be blood if he didn't receive tenure

Lei Wu is charged with making a terroristic threat.
April 12, 2013 2:57:12 AM PDT
A local professor is facing charges after allegedly telling his boss there will be blood if he did not receive tenure.

Sharon White says Lei Wu asked to speak with her about a work matter at the University of Houston-Clear Lake earlier this week. She says there had been problems with Wu in the past and she decided to tape the conversation.

Wu told her he wanted tenure. White says he went on to say "it will be bad for either" and "both will be blood". White says she believed Wu was threatening her and the tenure board if he did not receive the promotion.

Wu is charged with making a terroristic threat.
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