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Diverse Docket: Gender Bias Suit Against Slippery Rock not Reinstated

Diverse Docket: Gender Bias Suit Against Slippery Rock not Reinstated

by Eric Freedman | November 17, 2016 A tenure-track history faculty member whose contract wasn’t renewed after one year has lost h Read more
Ex-Wichita State University Worker Files Discrimination Suit

Ex-Wichita State University Worker Files Discrimination Suit

by Associated Press | October 19, 2016
WICHITA, Kan. ― A former Wichita State University administrative assistant filed a federal la [...] Read more
Miami University of Ohio, Feds Complete Agreement in Blind Student’s Case

Miami University of Ohio, Feds Complete Agreement in Blind Student’s Case

by Associated Press | October 17, 2016
CINCINNATI ― Federal authorities said Monday they have completed an agreement with Miami Univ [...] Read more

Gallaudet University Inaugurates President Roberta Cordano

by Catherine Morris | October 2, 2016
Gallaudet University inaugurated its first deaf female president on Friday afternoon. [...] Read more
University of Alaska Southeast Students Using Disability Services Quintuples from 2008

University of Alaska Southeast Students Using Disability Services Quintuples from 2008

by Associated Press | August 16, 2016
JUNEAU, Alaska ―The number of students using disability services at the University of Alaska [...] Read more
Diverse Docket: Professor’s Bias Suit Against John Jay College Rejected

Diverse Docket: Professor’s Bias Suit Against John Jay College Rejected

by Eric Freedman | July 27, 2016
A federal judge has rejected a race discrimination and retaliation suit by an African-American [...] Read more
UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

by Associated Press | February 11, 2016
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure [...] Read more
Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

Judge’s OK Sought to Settle Blind Student’s Suit Against Miami University

by Associated Press | February 1, 2016
CINCINNATI ― A judge is to hear final details of an agreement to settle a blind student’ [...] Read more
School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

School Settles Suit over Support Animals in Student Housing

by Associated Press | January 5, 2016
CLEVELAND ― Kent State University in northeast Ohio has agreed to pay two former students $10 [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: African-American Student Loses Bias Suit Against Valparaiso

by Eric Freedman | November 22, 2015
An African-American nursing student who was dismissed for low grades has lost her racial discri [...] Read more
MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

MSU Gets Nearly $290K to Support Students With Disabilities

by Associated Press | October 18, 2015
MINOT, N.D. — Minot State University has received nearly $290,000 in federal funds to help yo [...] Read more

Minorities Less Likely To Be Identified as Disabled

by Lydia Lum | June 29, 2015
Racial and language minority students in elementary and middle school are less likely than thei [...] Read more
Program to Ease High School Transition for Disabled Students

Program to Ease High School Transition for Disabled Students

by Associated Press | April 19, 2015
Being a high school student with a disability means having an education plan designed for you, [...] Read more
Boston College Under Investigation Over Access for Disabled

Boston College Under Investigation Over Access for Disabled

by Associated Press | February 18, 2015
Boston College has become more difficult to navigate for people with disabilities in recent yea [...] Read more

Diverse Docket: Morehead State Unanimous Winner on Appeal

by Eric Freedman | October 30, 2014
Morehead State University didn’t violate First Amendment rights or commit disability discrimi [...] Read more
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