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EEOC complaint at Brockport connected to diversity officer’s firing

The College at Brockport's Hartwell Hall. (Photo by Daniel Penfield)

An administrative assistant’s federal complaint against The College at Brockport over racial bias has become intertwined with the recent dismissal of Chief Diversity Officer Cephas Archie. The complaint was filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in late October 2019, but ...

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Transgender woman awarded $1M in discrimination lawsuit

OKLAHOMA CITY — A federal jury has awarded a transgender woman more than $1 million after finding Southeastern Oklahoma State University discriminated against her and wrongfully denied her tenure. Jurors sided with former English professor Rachel Tudor on Monday, The ...

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Religious colleges seek waivers on transgender students

Nearly three dozen religious colleges and universities in 20 U.S. states have received federal waivers allowing them not to accommodate transgender students in admissions, housing and other areas of campus life, according to a report by the nation’s largest LGBT ...

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UB Law partners with Excelsior Fellows

University at Buffalo Law School seniors are now eligible for the governor’s Excelsior Service Fellowship Program, which is designed to bring new college and professional school graduates into public service. The program, established in 2013, offers two-year placements in New ...

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Hamilton College taps U. of Minn. law dean as president

CLINTON (AP) — Hamilton College has named University of Minnesota Law School Dean David Wippman to be its 20th president. Wippman will succeed Joan Hinde Stewart, who is retiring June 30, 2016 after 13 years as president. Wippman is an ...

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St. John Fisher teams score big in regional tax tourney

Two teams of accounting students from St. John Fisher College’s School of Business took the top two spots last month in a Deloitte FanTAXtic Regional Competition in Boston. Deloitte invites nearly 100 schools to participate each year in its case ...

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Supreme Court torn over affirmative action; ABA weighs in

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court appears torn over the use of race in college admissions and may not be ready to make a decision without more information. During arguments Wednesday, several justices asked about the value of ordering more ...

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