Incidents at University of California – Irvine

Total: 5


Incident 7677

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Bioscience
Specific Discipline: Bioscience
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Honor Revoked, Resigned
Specific Outcome: "Renowned UC Irvine biological sciences professor Francisco J. Ayala, who is also a major donor to the university, agreed to resign his post after the school substantiated sexual harassment claims made by four women."

update 6/24/21: "The U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has expelled evolutionary biologist Francisco Ayala from its ranks 3 years after he was found to have sexually harassed women colleagues. Ayala, who resigned from the University of California (UC), Irvine, in 2018 after a university investigation found him guilty of sexual harassment, is the second member NAS has ousted over sexual harassment allegations since the organization revised its bylaws 2 years ago to allow members to be removed if they violate its code of conduct."
Last updated: Jun 28, 2021 11:51 am

Incident 7637

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Academic Advisor
Discipline: Education, Academic Advising
Specific Discipline: Academic Advising
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Placed on leave, resigned.
Last updated: May 31, 2019 11:09 am

Incident 7636

Status: Resolved
Person: Joseph Lewis
Role: Administrator
Position: Dean
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Arts
Specific Discipline: Arts
Outcome Year: 2014
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Stepped down as dean.
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 10:40 am

Incident 7676

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Director of American Indian Resource Program
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, American Indian Studies
Specific Discipline: American Indian Studies
Outcome Year: 2014
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Fired
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:07 am

Incident 7675

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Associate Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Languages
Specific Discipline: Languages
Outcome Year: 2004
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award
Specific Outcome: Banned from campus for two semesters and lawsuit settled. Now professor at University of Florida.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:07 am