Shaw graduate seeks redress

February 13, 2003

By Cindy George at News and Observer

A Shaw University graduate evicted from her dormitory for distributing a letter critical of school officials is pursuing a claim against her alma mater.

Shaniqua N. Bizzell, 27, a student government member, was booted out of campus housing in November -- three weeks before graduation -- after handing out and reading aloud an anonymous letter critical of administrators and the Board of Trustees. Longtime professor Gale J. Isaacs, former chairwoman of the Department of Allied Health, was fired the same week after admitting she wrote the unsigned manifesto...

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