‘She endured cruelty’: what led to a leader’s death at a historically Black university?

Based on Antoinette Candia-Bailey’s own accounting of her eight-month tenure at Lincoln, the trouble began with a disastrous performance evaluation Candia-Bailey received in mid-November.

The situation went “downhill”, Candia-Bailey said, after she asked Moseley and the board of curators for accommodations through the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act due to what she described as her “severe depression and anxiety”.

A month and a half later, on 3 January, Candia-Bailey was fired for “insubordination” because she mishandled student housing matters and mismanaged her staff, according to her formal termination letter.

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