Salina, KS

Now: 32 °

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 55 ° | Lo: 30 °

University of Kansas Prof Alleges Anti-German Discrimination

KSAL StaffJune 18, 2016

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – A fired University of Kansas assistant professor is claiming anti-German discrimination and a hostile work environment in a civil rights lawsuit against the school.

The Lawrence Journal-World reports that Catherine Joritz is asking the court to reinstate her in the suit filed this week in Douglas County District Court.

Issues arose when students in a spring 2014 basic video course complained about her. The suit said that student evaluations that became part of her permanent record made “angry, aggressive, anti-German comments” such as that she was a “Nazi sympathizer.”

The suit said one member of her tenure review committee cited Joritz’s German background as a reason for the negative comments.

University of Kansas spokesman Joe Monaco declined to discuss the case, noting that the litigation is pending.

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2018. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Changes Coming For Kansas License Buyers

December 2, 2017 10:15 am

Proposed Kansas Tyson Plant Paused

November 21, 2017 6:19 am

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Retired State Trooper Cha...
January 18, 2018Comments
Cops Tried to Out Underco...
January 18, 2018Comments
Girl Scout Cookie Sales S...
January 18, 2018Comments
Grandson of KSU Football ...
January 18, 2018Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2018