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Wichita State settles with pregnant professor over job offer


August 1, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An Ohio woman who said she lost a job offer at Wichita State University after she revealed she was pregnant has reached a $50,000 settlement with the university.

Evangeline Heiliger sued Wichita State in December because she said the school withdrew a job offer for an assistant professor of women's studies a day after she told Center of Women's Studies director Chinyere Okafor that she was expecting a baby and asked about child care options on campus, The Wichita Eagle reported .

Heiliger was a visiting assistant professor of gender, sexuality and feminist studies at...

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