Discrimination Cases, Winter 2016

COMPLAINANT RESPONDENT BASIS ALLEGATIONS STATUS PROCESS OUTCOME
Staff Unknown (Other) Age  Biased workplace assignment Closed Early Resolution Referred to resources
Student Academic* Gender, marital status Offensive comments about gender and marital status Closed Early Resolution Non-reappointment
Student   Academic* Race, gender Harassment and isolation of underrepresented female graduate students Closed due to no further contact Early Resolution Referred to resources
Staff Staff   Gender  Disparate treatment based on gender; use of offensive terms  Closed Early Resolution Education provided for respondent 
Student Academic* Religion Offensive terms and symbols used in class Closed Early Resolution Education provided for respondent 
Student Academic* Religion  Offensive speech Closed Early Resolution Education provided for respondent 
Academic* and Student Academic* Gender Departmental gender bias Closed Early Resolution Preliminary review-no evidence of discrimination. Referred to Academic Affairs
Student Staff Medical condition Biased reason for academic dismissal Closed Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination. Complainant received requested remedy.
Academic * Staff National origin Offensive speech Closed Early Resolution Education provided for respondents
Student Unknown  Not indicated  Offensive poster mocking need for safe spaces Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
Student employee Staff Medical condition Unfair discipline Closed Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination. Referred to resources
Student Academic* National origin Offensive classroom conduct Closed Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination. Referred to resources
Student Academic* Non-specific Unfair grading   Closed Early Resolution Documented for file. Referred to resources.
Staff Unknown Religion Graffiti Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
Academic* Student Race Offensive course content  Closed Early Resolution Education provided for Department 
Student Non-UCD  Race  Physical attack  Closed Early Resolution Chancellor communicated to campus. Complainant provided with resources. Police invetigation.
Staff Staff Race, religion Unfair treatment based on ethnicity Closed Early Resolution Education provided for Department. Insufficient information provided - could not proceed further
Student Students Race, national origin Mocking of cultural tradition and history Closed Early Resolution Other (Other)
Unknown  Non-UCD Non-specific Offensive speech by group protesting near quad Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
Unknown Non-UCD  Non-specific Offensive speech/images by group in quad area. Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
Student Student Race Inappropriate comments and racial jokes made during field trip. Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
Formerly UCD  Non-UCD  Race Racial slurs made by passenger on a bus Closed Early Resolution Education provided to responsible department.
Student Non-UCD Gender Offensive signs Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
Student Student Race Racial slurs  Closed Early Resolution Insufficient information provided - could not proceed further. Documented for file.
Unknown (Other) Academic* Ethnicity Inappropriate images posted on social media Closed Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination.
Staff Staff Non-specific Bullying and other harassment Closed Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination.
Student Unknown  Religion Inappropriate images posted   Closed Early Resolution Documented for file
Formerly UCD (Other) Student Non-specific Harassing comments on social media Closed  Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination. Referred to resources.
Staff Staff Non-specific Supervisor bullying employee Closed  Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination. Referred to resources.
Student Academic* Race Unfair grading; disrespectful treatment motivated by racial bias. Closed Early Resolution Education provided for department.  
Staff Academic* National origin Workplace harassment Closed  Early Resolution Insufficient information provided - could not proceed further; referred to Academic Affairs and other resource.
Staff Non-UCD  Race Hate speech on flyer sent to office printers. Closed Early Resolution Reported to police; documented for file.
Staff Student Ethnicity Verbal harassment  Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
Unknown  Academic* Race Unfair grading  Closed Early Resolution Education provided to respondent.
Student Academic* Disability Failure to accommodate  Closed Early Resolution Insufficient information provided-unable to proceed further. Documented for file. Referred to resources
Student Academic* Race Department engages in racist practices Closed Early Resolution Insufficient information provided-unable to proceed further. Documented for file. Referred to resources
Staff Staff Gender Bias in recruitment. Closed Early Resolution Complaint Withdrawn
Academic* Academic* Gender Bias motivating administrative change to program Closed Early Resolution Preliminary review - no evidence of discrimination. Referred to resources.
Unknown  Non-UCD  Gender Offensive speech by group protesting near quad Closed Early Resolution Documented for file 
*Refers to ladder-rank faculty, lecturers, teaching assistants, and other academic titles