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Case: Discrimination/Promotion (N.D. Ala.)

Feb. 14, 2020, 10:11 PM

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, a historically black university, is entitled to summary judgment on a claim by a tenured professor alleging that he wasn’t selected for a position as a dean because he is an Asian male citizen of Bangladeshi national origin. The professor lacked the job requirements of one year of experience as a departmental chair or similar position, the professor’s subjective belief that he was more qualified doesn’t eclipse the fact that the chosen candidate had dean-level experience and he didn’t, and the professor failed to show that his qualifications were so superior to the successful applicant’s...

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