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Published on: Monday, January 13, 2014

Constance Bagley: Federal lawsuit against Yale School of Management for alleged discrimination


yaleWas Yale School of Management guilty of sex/age discrimination or was Constance Bagley, appointed Professor of Law and Management, not up to snuff in her research and teaching?

Last month in U.S. District Court in Connecticut, Bagley filed a lawsuit against the school, its dean Edward Snyder, deputy dean Andrew Metrick and professor Douglas Rae.

Her contract had not been renewed. Her previous job was at Harvard Business School.  Here is the article on that by Erin Zlomek in BLOOMBERG BUSINESS WEEK.

When reading about these kinds of discrimination lawsuits against Ivy League academic institutions some of us wonder if the plaintiff is a heroic change agent or delusional?

These are tough fights. I started out my career in communications at the University of Pittsburgh.

Women professors who challenged, even internally, negative decisions about the contracts or tenure usually – and quickly – appeared very beaten down.

There was even one suicide back then at the end of the 1970s and Betty Friedan arrived for the memorial.

The process of challenging academia on alleged discrimination seems just as poison-filled today.

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