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Aug 22, 2022
After Nicole Esposito was removed as CEO of Manchester Community College, she sued the Connecticut State system for gender discrimination. Now she’s won her job back.

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August 22, 2022
After Nicole Esposito was removed as CEO of Manchester Community College, she sued the Connecticut State system for gender discrimination. Now she’s won her job back.
August 1, 2022
The Christian university is suing the Washington attorney general for investigating its anti-LGBTQ+ hiring practices, arguing it violates the institution’s First Amendment rights.
July 6, 2022
A former lecturer in business at the University of Connecticut wins his lawsuit against the university—11 years after he initially filed. What does this mean for whistle-blowers in academe?
April 4, 2022
Barring an appeal to Ohio’s Supreme Court, Oberlin College will have to pay out $31 million for supporting false claims that a local bakery discriminated against students of color.
February 9, 2022
Harvard faces a lawsuit by three graduate students who say for years it ignored their warnings and complaints about a prominent anthropologist before making minimal findings against him.
September 15, 2021
In a long-running case, a federal appeals court orders Southeastern Oklahoma State University to rehire and award tenure to a professor who says she was denied tenure and fired for transitioning to a woman.
July 30, 2021
Garrett Felber maintains he was let go for his politics and outspokenness but that he’s ready to move on. Concerns linger about the climate for academic freedom on campus.
June 17, 2020
Religious colleges say Supreme Court decision finding that federal antidiscrimination law protects LGBTQ employees could open their policies up to challenge.
November 25, 2019
Former student sues seminary, claiming it expelled her after it obtained tax information -- shared for financial aid purposes -- indicating she was in a same-sex marriage.
March 14, 2019
Federal appellate court decision could make it harder for adjuncts to form unions at private institutions, especially those adjuncts who want more of a say in institutional decision making.

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