FORCING THE ISSUE: Thomas Landefeld says his suit against the University of Michigan is an attempt to make it "more responsive to the treatment of minorities on their campus."
In an official statement, the university describes Landefeld's lawsuit as "frivolous" and his claims as "outrageous and unfounded." However, University of Michigan students, faculty, administrators, and an independent firm agree that the medical school's environment is hostile to underrepresented minorities. Landefeld hopes his suit will force the university to make far-reaching changes in how it recruits and works to retain minority faculty and students....
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