UMass Dartmouth ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million

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A three-year appeals process over a discrimination complaint that was originally filed a decade ago by a longtime University of Massachusetts Dartmouth English department faculty member has now cost the university nearly $1.2 million.

Lulu Sun, who is currently listed on the UMass Dartmouth website as an associate professor in the English department, filed complaints in 2004 and 2006 with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. Sun alleged she was denied a promotion because of both her gender and race.

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