Guide to the Brown vs. UNH et al. Files, 1986-1995

Collection number: UA 17/23
Size: 1 box (0.33 cu.ft.)

About Roger Brown

In 1990, Roger S. Brown, Associate Professor of German, filed a civil rights lawsuit against the state university system complaining that his constitutional right of free speech and due process were violated when Nancy Lukens, the department chairman, factored into her evaluation and salary recommendations student allegations that he made racial and sexist slurs, was unfair in testing and grading and showed a general disrespect for students. After five years, Brown changed lawyers and his suit was finally settled out-of-court.

About the Brown vs. UNH et al. Files

This series contains the complaint, depositions, and decision for the case of Brown v. UNH et al. also included is a newspaper clipping and some supporting materials.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Brown vs. UNH et al. Files, 1986-1995, UA 17/23, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives in 1995.

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 11992Brown v UNH: University council's complaint
Box 1, Folder 21990German 526
Box 1, Folder 31990German 631-32
Box 1, Folder 41994Depostion
Box 1, Folder 51994Anita Sen
Box 1, Folder 61986-1994Salaries
Box 1, Folder 71994Deposition excerpts: Walter Egers, Nancy Lukens
Box 1, Folder 8undatedDeposition: Civil Action No. C-93-245-B (copy)
Box 1, Folder 9undatedDeposition: Civil Action No. C-93-245-B cover page-pp. 130
Box 1, Folder 10undatedDeposition: Civil Action No. C-93-245-B pp. 131-2nd (230)
Box 1, Folder 111995newspaper clipping from NH Sunday News