SIU Lawsuit



A professor at SIU is suing the university and Chancellor Rita Cheng for sex discrimination.
 
Laura Hatcher is an assistant professor with the political science department, and in a lawsuit filed Friday at the federal court in Benton, she says she was discriminated against when she was denied tenure.
 
She is seeking $2-million dollars in damages.
 
In the lawsuit, she says that while she was denied tenure, all of her male colleagues were granted tenure. 

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