The grievance contains remarks Robinson allegedly made to Scholar once they labored collectively at New Paltz. Lots of the feedback focused Scholar’s bodily look and her choices concerning when to have kids.
“Director Robinson continuously requested Plaintiff when she supposed to start out a household together with her husband,” the grievance reads. “Director Robinson’s communications on this topic had been typically sexually crude and puerile, such because the Could 2013 e-mail he despatched Plaintiff stating ‘Go make infants! WOW! I went there!’”
“Director Robinson would state that it was Plaintiff’s duty to offer her husband kids,” one other instance within the grievance reads. “That she was letting him down by wanting to attend to have kids and that it was unwise for her to attend to take action as a result of she would by no means have a successful athletic program at SUNY-New Paltz.”
Robinson’s alleged harassment repeatedly included remarks on Scholar’s look; the lawsuit claims he informed her “Your husband deserves you to be dressed higher,” and “Why can’t you look nicer?” amongst different feedback.
The case detailed an occasion the place, on a automotive journey again from a convention, Robinson compelled Scholar to play a sport of “Fuck, Kill, Marry,” pressuring her to type the Division of Athletics’s male teaching workers into the three classes.
“Director Robinson made the foregoing and different feedback disparaging and harassing Plaintiff on the idea of her gender whereas touring with Plaintiff by automotive. Upon info and perception, Director Robinson deliberately selected to harass and disparage Plaintiff when she was with him in a confined area and unable to take away herself from the scenario,” the grievance reads. “In order to reveal his energy over her.”
In spring 2016, whereas discussing Scholar’s alma mater, Robinson stated in entrance of a bunch of colleagues — “The one factor left of you there was your title and telephone quantity on the lads’s toilet wall saying: ‘Name for a great time’” — in accordance with the grievance.
Within the grievance, Scholar additionally alleged that as head of SUNY New Paltz’s Athletics Division, Robinson discriminated in opposition to ladies’s groups by refusing to offer feminine pupil athletes the identical assets as their male counterparts.
Scholar claimed that whereas she was employed at New Paltz, Robinson refused to plow the ladies’s lacrosse fields — the staff that Scholar coached. On the similar time, his division accredited “roughly $400,000 for use by males’s athletic groups” for enchancment of services.