Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Jury Awards Former Professor $2.5 Million in Discrimination Lawsuit

By Andy Thomason, The Chronicle of Higher Education

A state jury has awarded a former professor at Harris-Stowe State University $2.5 million over her assertion that the institution did not renew her contract because of her national origin. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Shereen Abdel Kader, a former professor in the historically black university’s College of Education, will be awarded $1.75 million in punitive damages and $750,000 for lost wages and emotional distress.

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