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The John T. Richardson Library, located in Lincoln Park.

Racial discrimination lawsuit filed against DePaul last year mirrors recent lawsuits

Ella Lee, Sonal Soni, and Marcus Robertson March 3, 2021

Mireille Kotoklo's search to hire a new employee within her department at DePaul’s John Richardson Library ultimately led to the termination of her own employment, a lawsuit filed against the university...

Dr. Sydney Dillard, a professor in the College of Communication, is suing DePaul for racial and disability discrimination.

Second professor from DePaul’s College of Communication files racial discrimination lawsuit

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor January 26, 2021

A new lawsuit claiming racial and disability discrimination has been filed against the university by a professor within the College of Communication, marking the second lawsuit of that nature in the span...

DePaul professor sues university for racial discrimination, retaliation

DePaul professor sues university for racial discrimination, retaliation

Ella Lee, Emma Oxnevad, and Brita Hunegs June 9, 2020

Dr. Lisa Calvente, a communication professor at DePaul, is suing the university on the grounds on racial discrimination, retaliation and breach of contract. Following an atypical tenure denial, her contract...

DePaul professor claims broken rules, discrimination led to denial of tenure

DePaul professor claims broken rules, discrimination led to denial of tenure

Dr. Lisa Calvente repeatedly told her students one thing while teaching at DePaul: You have agency, and your voice is powerful. On May 29, Calvente used her own voice to send a message. In a mass email...

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