President's Office Takes Over Wayne State U Press, Interim Director Stepping Down

Wayne State University Press remains embroiled in controversy since the firings of three senior employees. The president's office has assumed oversight for the press, and interim director Tara Reeser is stepping down. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State U Press Appoints New Director

Wayne State University Press, which endured three weeks of internal chaos in February after three senior employees were fired but later reinstated, announced that Stephanie Williams has been appointed director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wayne State U President Assumes Oversight of Embattled Press

Wayne State University president M. Roy Wilson informed his colleagues Friday that the press' interim director, Tara Reeser, will now report to WSU's chief of staff in the president's office rather than to the dean of libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wayne State U. Press Employees Charge Racial Discrimination, Retaliation

The three senior employees at Wayne State U Press who were fired on Feb. 7 and rehired on Feb. 21 have filed a complaint with the EEOC and Michigan Dept. of Human Rights, charging discrimination on the basis of race. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Three Fired Employees Return to Work at Wayne State U Press

The three senior employees recently fired from their jobs at Wayne State University Press have been re-hired, but their attorney is not ruling out litigation against the university for discrimination, retaliation, and due process claims. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Wayne State University Press Celebrates 75 Years, Successful Trade Program

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