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Former DePaul professor who sued university regarding tenure files for summary judgment

Nika Schoonover, Print Managing Editor January 10, 2022

Lisa Calvente, former DePaul communications professor who sued the university regarding her tenure denial, filed for partial summary judgment on Dec. 23.  Calvente’s motion comes after DePaul filed...

The DePaul bench celebrates a hit during a Feb. 9 game against Green Bay at the Total Control Sports Invitational. The Blue Demons went on to win game 10-1.

Four former softball players now refute Lenti lawsuit allegations, Conviser’s legal team “stands by their facts”

Lawrence Kreymer and Ella Lee July 9, 2020

There are now four former DePaul softball players who have come forward to deny allegations of abuse by former softball coach Eugene Lenti laid out in a lawsuit filed in April.  Morgan Maize, who played...

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul sued again for partial refund of tuition, fees

Ella Lee and Ryan Gilroy June 12, 2020

A DePaul student is suing the university for a partial refund on tuition and fees — again.  The suit was filed by Alhix Oyoque, a health science major and 2020 graduate of DePaul.  The lawsuit...

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 University Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul students sue university for partial tuition refund after COVID-19 shutdown

Ella Lee, Patsy Newitt, and Alayne Trinko May 14, 2020

Two DePaul students filed a class action lawsuit demanding partial tuition reimbursements due to the university-wide transition to remote education.  The suit claims that students are receiving a “lesser"...

Students protest Professor Jason Hill in May 2019 in response to his controversial statements on Palestine.

Letter to the Editor: DePaul students respond to Jason Hill suing university

DePaul Left Alliance May 6, 2020

Editor's Note: This submission does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the DePaulia staff. As of April 20th, 2020, philosophy professor Jason D. Hill filed a lawsuit against DePaul University on...

Protestors in Arts & Letters Hall on April 24 calling for DePaul to censure Professor Jason Hill for his article in The Federalist.

Jason Hill sues DePaul, upper administration for ‘campaign of intimidation and demonization’

Ella Lee and Patsy Newitt April 30, 2020

Philosophy professor Jason Hill has sued DePaul, claiming that it launched a "campaign of intimidation and demonization" after Hill published an op-ed in The Federalist which sparked outrage on campus...

College of Law hit with another civil rights lawsuit alleging racial discrimination, this time from Professor.

Second law professor files discrimination suit

Benjamin Conboy, Editor in Chief January 14, 2019

Law professor Sumi Cho has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against College of Law Dean Jennifer Rosato Perea and the university alleging she was retaliated against for her outspokenness on racial...

Power player: Former DePaul student sues ex-professor for sexual coercion

Power player: Former DePaul student sues ex-professor for sexual coercion

DePaulia Investigation April 2, 2018

Some parts of this story may be upsetting or disturbing to readers, as the language used in court documents that The DePaulia recovered includes graphic sexual language. A lawsuit from a former DePaul...

Photos from Kim’s Twitter page show injuries to her face and legs from the incident.

DePaul professor seeks legal charges after alleging driver hit her in Uber incident

Amber Colón November 6, 2017

With the rise of rideshare services, another Uber passenger has come forward to say that she was attacked by her driver. This time, it was adjunct professor Lily Kim, who teaches in the Driehaus College...

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Lawsuit: student sues, alleging professor coerced her into sex

Amber Colón July 5, 2017

A student is suing the University and an instructor after she said he pressured her into having sex with him for an "A" in his class. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday in the Cook County Circuit Court....

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