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Incidents at University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse

Total: 2

Incident 8436

Status: Resolved
Person: Joel Elgin
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities
Specific Discipline: Art
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: Resigned
Quote: "art professor and former department chair Joel Elgin, who was the subject of an investigation involving sexual harassment, is leaving the university.

Gow published a letter on the university's Facebook page stating that Elgin canceled a meeting he had with the chancellor Tuesday. Gow said it was Elgin's opportunity to respond to the investigation into reports of sexual harassment. Elgin's attorney informed Gow of the cancellation of the meeting.

Gow said in the letter that the investigative report was "compelling enough to move the process of dismissing a faculty member to its next phase.""
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Incident 8385

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Discipline: unknown
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 1994
Outcome Category: Resigned
Quote: "The woman filed a complaint, and university officials announced plans to convene a formal hearing, said Susan Willey, the campus affirmative action officer at UW-LaCrosse. The professor resigned before the panel met."

Citation: BYLINE: Associated Press. (October 8, 1995 Sunday WISCONSIN EDITION). UW SYSTEM SEX HARASSMENT CASES FALL, BUT PROBLEMS REMAIN. Saint Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota). Retrieved from
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