Incidents at Ohio University

Total: 7


Incident 8193

Status: Resolved
Person: Sunggyu Lee
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Engineering
Specific Discipline: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Retired
Specific Outcome: "An Ohio University professor who faced the possibility of detenuring and removal after he was found in violation of university policy for sexual misconduct and retaliation against students retired in May under a voluntary separation agreement, according to a leaked internal memo, allowing him to amicably part ways with the university."
Last updated: Jul 14, 2020 10:31 am

Incident 7492

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Director of the Institute for International Journalism
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences, Journalism
Specific Discipline: Journalism
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Other
Specific Outcome: 9/03/18: "An Ohio University professor of journalism was found on Friday to have sexually harassed a graduate student."

6/15/20: "Ohio University settled a federal sexual harassment lawsuit in May, awarding $90,000 to a graduate student who alleged that the institution infringed on her civil rights by empowering faculty to abuse their authority. The payment will be awarded to ... for the “alleged physical and related emotional injuries” [she] endured at the hands of the institution and OU journalism professor Yusuf Kalyango, according to the settlement agreement."
Last updated: Jul 14, 2020 6:12 pm

Incident 7491

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, English Writing Humanities
Specific Discipline: English Writing Humanities
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Sexually harassed four female students. placed on paid administrative leave pending university sanction. and resigned.
Last updated: Jun 1, 2019 3:15 pm

Incident 7489

Status: Resolved
Person: Aaron Kelley
Role: Administrator, Faculty
Position: Dean, Professor
Discipline: Business
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2010
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned

"In 1996, Kelley stepped down as the business-school dean after having an affair with his secretary.

He then had a sexual relationship with a former student that lasted from April 2000 to May 2001. "
Last updated: Jun 1, 2019 3:09 pm

Incident 7488

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Photography
Specific Discipline: Photography
Outcome Year: 2005
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Resigned
Specific Outcome: Suspended, then resigned. Lawsuit settled.
Last updated: Jun 1, 2019 3:22 pm

Incident 7487

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator, Faculty
Position: Director, Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Photography
Specific Discipline: Photography
Outcome Year: 2004
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned and lawsuit settled/re-sued.
Last updated: Jun 1, 2019 3:21 pm

Incident 8245

Status: Ongoing
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Last updated: Jun 4, 2019 6:35 pm