EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A former University of Oregon doctoral student has lost her gender bias lawsuit against the university.
A federal judge in Eugene ruled Thursday that Monica Emeldi had failed to prove that sex discrimination and retaliation caused faculty to quit working with her.
The Register-Guard reports (http://bit.ly/195lktH ) she had complained there weren't enough high-ranking female professors in the College of Education.
The university denies bias and says the split with Emeldi was over academic differences.
The five-year case attracted national attention because it was the first time the gender discrimination law known as Title IX had been used in academics rather than athletics.
Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com