Martin Philbert

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Provost
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Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2020
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award; No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: From March 11, 2020 article:

"The University of Michigan has removed Provost Martin Philbert, who was facing multiple sexual assault allegations, from his role as the university's highest-ranking academic administrator, the university announced Wednesday morning. Philbert also is a tenured professor and must go through a due process procedure."

"One of those involved a lawsuit that was settled that contained allegations of Philbert and a researcher in his lab having a physical relationship. "

"The outside investigation is still ongoing. Once it is complete, a determination will be made regarding whether Philbert will be subject to proceedings to remove him from his faculty role. Meanwhile, Philbert will remain on paid administrative leave from his duties as a tenured faculty member."

"He was fired from his position as provost in March. In June, he relinquished his faculty tenure rights and his last day at the university was June 30."
Last updated: Aug 6, 2020 9:22 pm