Incidents at University of California – Santa Cruz

Total: 5


Incident 8255

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
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Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Specific Outcome: "On July 8 [2019], the university's Committee on Charges found probable cause that he had, "engaged in research misconduct, verbally abusive and coercive behavior toward students, and harassing and discriminatory behavior toward students."" "On July 12, the terms of involuntary leave were revised again in light of the report by the committee. The new terms did not allow Achlioptas to take part in work-related activities that involve contact with potential students or supervise or advise students. He was also not able to participate in any of his grants."
Last updated: Dec 6, 2019 10:57 am

Incident 7663

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, History
Specific Discipline: History
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: "Professor Gopal Balakrishnan, whose reputation provoked a #MeToo-inspired campaign at the University of California at Santa Cruz, broke the school’s harassment policy"
"Gopal Balakrishnan, a tenured professor in the humanities division at UC Santa Cruz, has been fired after a months-long investigation into complaints of misconduct, the university confirmed"
Last updated: Dec 6, 2020 8:16 pm

Incident 7681

Status: Resolved
Person: Hector Perla
Role: Faculty
Position: Assistant Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Languages
Specific Discipline: Latin American & Latino Studies
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Resigned
Specific Outcome: "The professor resigned from the university on June 1, 2016"

"The University of California had agreed to pay $1.15 million to settle before a civil lawsuit or criminal charges were filed"
Last updated: Jan 10, 2021 7:55 pm

Incident 7682

Status: Resolved
Person: David Maciel
Role: Faculty
Position: Visiting Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Languages
Specific Discipline: Languages
Outcome Year: 2017
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Fired from visiting professor position.
Last updated: Jun 7, 2019 7:35 am

Incident 8494

Status: Ongoing
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Last updated: Nov 19, 2019 12:37 pm