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DePaul’s Black affinity groups call on university for change in letter to administration

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor April 27, 2021

Update (5/2/2021):President A. Gabriel Esteban released a statement to DPUBLC in response to the contents of the letter. His statement reads: "I want to thank DePaul students, faculty and staff of African...

The statue of Father John Egan outside of DePauls Lincoln Park campus.

‘Systemic racism’ at DePaul condemned by communication scholars nationwide in petition to administration

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor April 25, 2021

Eighty-five communication scholars from all corners of the country condemned DePaul for fostering a “toxic environment that threatens the health, wellbeing, livelihoods and lives of scholars of color”...

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...

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

DePaul’s summer of lawsuits

Ella Lee, Print Managing Editor September 13, 2020

Lenti lawsuit Former DePaul softball coach Eugene Lenti is the subject of a lawsuit filed against the university in April which alleges verbal and physical abuse of players and assistant coaches by...

DePaul students criticize reportedly racist culture within College of Communication, university

DePaul students criticize reportedly racist culture within College of Communication, university

Cailey Gleeson and Emma Oxnevad August 5, 2020

When Dr. Lisa Calvente sent a mass email to students informing them she’d be leaving DePaul after being denied tenure from the College of Communication — which she claimed was on the basis of discrimination,...

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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