Case: Arizona

Gender pay discrepancies among deans and faculty at the University of Arizona

April 8th, 2019

By Alana Minkler and Priya Jandu Currently, the University of Arizona is putting into place a new compensation infrastructure called the University Career Architecture Project. Compensation regarding fair pay has been under scrutiny at the UA, and there are currently multiple lawsuits against the university for violating the Equal Pay Act in the past two […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Files Gender Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit Against Arizona Board of Regents

November 30th, 2018

Federal Court Complaint Alleges that Female Professors in the College of Science Earn Less, Are Denied Promotions, and Lack Equal Access to Resources; Class Seeks up to $20 Million in Damages TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — After filing a gender discrimination action on behalf of female Deans at the University of Arizona […]

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Attorneys say ex-UA dean being ‘harassed’ by Regents’ subpoena in pay lawsuit

November 6th, 2018

By Mikayla Mace Arizona Daily Star The attorneys representing the three women suing the Arizona Board of Regents for $2 million over what they view as gender-based pay inequity at the UA claims the regents’ attorneys are “trawling for dirt” on former Dean Janice Cervelli. Cervelli was the University of Arizona’s dean of the College […]

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Former U Arizona Deans Allege Compensation Discrimination

March 8th, 2018

By Colleen Flaherty A second complainant joined a lawsuit alleging that the University of Arizona paid a former female dean significantly less than her male counterparts and then ended her deanship in retaliation for raising the issue, their attorneys announced Wednesday. In January, Patricia MacCorquodale, dean emerita of Arizona’s Honors College and a professor of […]

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2nd Ex-UofA Dean Added as Plaintiff in $2M Suit Vs Regents

March 8th, 2018

Another former University of Arizona dean has been added as a plaintiff in a $2 million collective action gender discrimination lawsuit against the state Board of Regents. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Another former University of Arizona dean has been added as a plaintiff in a $2 million collective action gender discrimination lawsuit against the state […]

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Former University of Arizona dean joins $2M gender discrimination suit

March 7th, 2018

BY KTAR.COM MARCH 7, 2018 AT 4:10 PM PHOENIX — A former University of Arizona dean joined Wednesday a $2 million gender discrimination suit against the state board of regents. In a press release, law firm Sanford Heisler Sharp said Janice Cervelli — the President of St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana and former […]

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2nd educator enters gender discrimination lawsuit against ABOR

March 7th, 2018

By Evan Schreiber, Reporter TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – A second University of Arizona educator is being named as a plaintiff in a $2 million collective action gender discrimination lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR). The amended complaint, filed Wednesday, March 7, alleges that ABOR and the UA dramatically paid its female […]

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Second former dean claims University of Arizona paid her less because of her gender

March 7th, 2018

Anne Ryman, The Republic | azcentral.com A second former female dean at the University of Arizona has joined a federal lawsuit that claims the women were underpaid by tens of thousands of dollars compared to their male colleagues. Janice Cervelli, former dean of the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, alleges the university refused […]

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Sanford Heisler Sharp Adds Second Former Female Dean To Gender Discrimination Suit Against Arizona Board Of Regents In Federal Court

March 7th, 2018

Former University of Arizona Architecture Dean Janice Cervelli Also Alleges Significant, Pervasive Underpayment of Female Deans Relative to Male Deans at University of Arizona Amendment to Complaint Adds Allegation of Retaliation Against Professor MacCorquodale After Original Suit Filed in January TUCSON, Ariz., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Sanford Heisler Sharp LLP today added another female […]

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Arizona regents facing a $2M gender discrimination lawsuit

January 23rd, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A $2 million collective action lawsuit has been filed against the Arizona Board of Regents for alleged gender discrimination. The suit was filed Monday in federal court in Tucson on behalf of a former dean of the University of Arizona’s Honors College. Patricia MacCorquodale allegedly was underpaid by tens of thousands […]

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