Texas law school says fired dean lacked tenure in bid to end bias lawsuit

The former dean of Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law did not have tenure and thus was not entitled to certain job protections, state officials said in a motion to dismiss her gender bias and retaliation lawsuit.

Joan Bullock in September sued the university’s board of regents in Houston federal court, claiming she was ousted in June without cause and stripped of her tenured faculty position afterward even though male deans in the past were allowed to remain on the faculty after their deanships ended.

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