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Court orders deposition of Naca lawyer

A Macalester alumna representing former English professor Kristin Naca in her lawsuit against the college will be deposed. In an Oct. 25 decision, the United States District Court of Minnesota granted Macalester’s motion to compel the deposition of Hlee Vang ’02 – whose 2002 harassment claim against professor Terry Boychuk is central to the case….

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Former professor’s discrimination lawsuit against Macalester continues

Kristin Naca, a former professor in the English department, motioned to amend her lawsuit against Macalester College on February 3 by adding President Brian Rosenberg as an individual defendant. On February 10, Magistrate Judge Steven E. Rau denied the amendment. This Friday morning, lawyers representing the college will move to have the entire suit dismissed….

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Former professor sues Mac alleging discrimination and wrongful termination

Kristin Naca, a former professor in the English department, has sued Macalester College for “discriminatory and retaliatory termination.” According to her lawsuit filed on October 9, the College revoked her employment due to “her systemic Valley Fever, her sincere practice of the religion of Santería, sex, sexual orientation, and her Filipina and Puerto Rican ancestry…

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College sued for Title IX investigation against student

In a recently dropped federal lawsuit, a former Macalester student sued Macalester and the Department of Education for violating his right to due process and failing to provide him reasonable accommodations for his disabilities during an Title IX investigation against him. During his attendance at Macalester, the student was investigated by the college for an alleged case of sexual assault. The student’s appeal for a restraining order against Macalester, which would have prevented them from carrying out his investigation while the suit was pending, was denied, and the student withdrew the lawsuit and withdrew from the school a few days later.