07/21/2015 01:24 EDT | Updated 07/21/2016 05:59 EDT

Professor no longer at college after homophobic Facebook comment

St. Lawrence College said it had received a complaint about the comment that business professor Rick Coupland allegedly posted on Facebook. Spokeswoman Kelly Wiley called the comment "deeply concerning." 

"As a result of complaints about comments made on social media that were brought forward to the College, this matter was investigated internally. Mr. Coupland is no longer an employee at St. Lawrence College," tweeted the school.