The University of Missouri Board of Curators voted Wednesday night to fire Click, an assistant professor of communication. She has the right to appeal her termination.
In a recently-surfaced video from an October protest, Melissa Click is seen shouting a profanity at police officers. Click is already suspended for her actions towards a student photojournalist in November.
The embattled professor, who is suspended from her job and undergoing an investigation by the university system's governing board, will complete 20 hours of community service with no jail time.
The Columbia City Prosecutor's Office has filed a third-degree assault charge against the professor who made national news for blocking a student photojournalist from covering a public protest.
The bill, which was filed in response to the University of Missouri protests, would require public college students in the state to take a course on the First Amendment.