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DePaul’s summer of lawsuits

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

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 Lenti. The lawsuit — made by Dr. Jenny Conviser, a sports psychologist — alleges DePaul ignored the...

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, racism and sexism — social media erupted with conversations surrounding the university’s att...

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 was terminated, and her last day at DePaul will be June 30.   Calvente sent a mass email to students on Ma...

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

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

Cailey Gleeson, Brita Hunegs, Ella Lee, Emma Oxnevad, and Keira Wingate

June 8, 2020

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 to current and former students, Calvente wrote that she’d be leaving DePaul — but not by choice. ...

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