Dance Over: College Must Pay

The dance is over for Marymount Manhattan College.  The EEOC has announced that  Marymount, a private liberal arts college in New York City,  has settled a lawsuit filed by EEOC alleging that it refused to hire a choreography instructor for a tenure-track assistant professorship because of her age.  The EEOC prosecution  appeared to be the first … Continue reading “Dance Over: College Must Pay”

EEOC Tackles Ageism in Academia

NOTE: Marymount Manhattan College subsequently entered a consent decree with the EEOC settling the law suit discussed below. Marymount agreed to pay $125,000 to Patricia Catterson and  to comply with the requirements of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.  The decree also requires monitoring and training on anti-discrimination law. The decree will last for four years.   It appears that the … Continue reading “EEOC Tackles Ageism in Academia”