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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A former Ohio University professor who was fired over sexual harassment claims has again filed a lawsuit against the university in federal court. Much of the lawsuit filed Friday by Yusuf Kalyango is identical to a lawsuit he filed against the university two years ago in the same court. In that… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — A female police sergeant in Marietta has filed a federal lawsuit against the city alleging a long pattern of sexual harassment and gender discrimination by the former police chief. In her lawsuit, filed last week, Katherine Warden alleges she was routinely mocked and demeaned in front of her co-workers and was… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — An Ohio University professor who recently lost his job over allegations of sexual harassment has dropped a federal lawsuit he filed against the university. A spokesperson for the university said there was no out-of-court settlement in the case. It simply was dropped. WOUB reached out to the attorney representing former journalism… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio University board of trustees voted unanimously Friday morning that a professor found to have sexually harassed two female students should be fired. The board rejected a recommendation by a special committee of the Faculty Senate, which said journalism professor Yusuf Kalyango should keep his tenure and be reinstated as… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University’s board of trustees was faced with conflicting recommendations Monday night as it weighed the fate of a professor accused of sexual harassment. Two faculty ethics committees, the university’s provost and the university’s president have recommended journalism professor Yusuf Kalyango’s tenure be revoked and he be dismissed. But a special… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University students weighed in on the recent actions of the Faculty Senate to submit and then withdraw a committee report recommending a journalism professor found to have sexually harassed two female students by the school’s Title IX office keep his tenure. The discussion was part of Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting,… Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Ohio University’s Faculty Senate voted Monday to withdraw a recommendation that a faculty member keep his tenure following investigations that concluded he sexually harassed two female students. The university’s board of trustees, which has the final say over loss of tenure, issued a statement Tuesday night saying that it plans to… Read More
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced what she called historic changes Wednesday to Obama-era guidelines that she said will make the process fairer.
Impossible. That’s how Christine Adams described her odds of getting into the creative writing graduate program at Ohio University. She applied because it was one of the top ranked programs in the country, and she dreamed of being a poet. Then she got in. “I remember getting that voicemail and just starting to cry because… Read More
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“On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer,” NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack said in a statement.
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Ohio University is being sued in federal court by a student who claims he should not have been suspended for texts he sent to a female student. He disputes OU’s finding that the texts constituted sexual harassment. Student Michael Marshall filed the lawsuit Wednesday in U.S. District Court, naming the university, Ryan Lombardi and Diane… Read More