- Ping Wang v. Macalester College (Feb. 19 2013)
Ping Wang fought her university for years starting with her bid for tenure. She settled in her lawsuit against the Macalester for discrimination. This article shows the many ways one may be attacked, even post tenure, but also how to fight off such harassment and aggression.
- Shannon Gibney (and associates) v. Minneapolis Community and Technical College (December 3, 2013)
Shannon Gibney, with six other professors, filed an anti-discrimination lawsuit against Minneapolis Community and Technical College. This follows a very high profile incident where Gibney was reprimanded for speaking on race in the classroom that offended three white students.
- University of Pennsylvania v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Rosalie Tung) (January 9, 1990)
Rosalie Tung filed a charge against her university with respondent Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleging discrimination on the basis of race, sex, and national origin. As with many tenure denial court cases, the defending side (Penn) claims of lack of ability and publications in their decision of denial - however, Rosalie Tung was still persistent, stating that through the secretive tenure process, the university was practicing racial and sexual bias with their decision to deny her tenure.
- Christian Head v. UCLA (July 18, 2013)
After years of undergoing verbal racial assault, a UCLA doctor, Christian Head, won a 4.5 million dollar lawsuit against the injustices that were allowed by the university.
- Namita Goswami v. DePaul University (September 13, 2012)
Namita Goswami filed a formal complaint against DePaul University for failure of protection in the workplace from hostilities based on race and gender - and was able to successfully sue the university for the violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1866.
- Jean Jew v. University of Iowa (August 28, 1990)
Jean Jew went to court in a case where the University of Iowa denied her a chance to pursue full professorship based on sexual discrimination, and retaliation against her voicings of unfair treatment.
- Reginald Clark v. Claremont College (March 29, 1990)
Reginald Clark, a former tenure-track professor, won 1 million dollars in a case where Claremont Graduate School denied him tenure based on racial discrimination.
- Marcy Wang v. UC Berkeley (January 9, 1996)
Marcy Wang, formerly an assistant professor for architecture, was denied tenure twice before filing for, and winning a 1 million dollar lawsuit against the University of California, Berkeley for bias.
- Alma Martinez v. Pomona College
With the help of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), a nonprofit organization that provides civil rights advocacy for the Latino community, former Pomona College theater professor, Alma Martinez, sues Pomona, alleging that she was dismissed and denied tenure because of discrimination against Latinos and women on campus.
- Jean Jew v. The University of Iowa and The Board of Regents of the University of Iowa (August 28, 1990)
Jean Y. Jew sued sexual discrimination claiming she was denied promotion due to rumors she was sleeping with the department head and the university retaliated when she took legal action.
- What Are My “Skelly Rights”?
An overview of what the Skelly Rights are. It applies to ONLY public employees, and grants public employees the right to a pre-disciplinary hearing with management BEFORE suspension, demotion or termination.
- Reginald Clark v. Claremont University Center and Graduate School (May 13, 1992)
Reginald Clark sued Claremont University claiming he did not receive tenure due to racial discrimination. He was was eventually awarded by the state Supreme Court more than $1 million in damages.