Dismissed Professor Sues Columbia College Chicago
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Zafra Lerman, a longtime chemistry professor at Columbia College Chicago, is suing the college, charging that she lost her job in retaliation for her defense of another faculty member and because she is Jewish, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Lerman has been an outspoken defender of faculty rights and a critic of administrators at the college, resulting in numerous disputes in which the administration has denied violating her rights.