Update:According to the New York Daily News, Notre Dame has fired the employee at the center of the alleged scandal.
Earlier: According to Lincoln Wright of the South Bend Tribune, Notre Dame is being sued by one of its students for both sexual harassment and racial discrimination. The lawsuit, filed by Anderson, Agostino & Keller, alleges that a Notre Dame employee "pressured" a student into a sexual relationship with her daughter. It also alleges that the employee "arranged" sexual encounters between her daughter and football/basketball players. Here's more:
The suit, filed in St. Joseph County Circuit Court against the university and the female employee, claims the male student was a victim of sexual harassment and racial discrimination. The employee and her daughter are not named in the suit, but it says the daughter is "a student at a nearby school" and also works at Notre Dame.
The suit alleges the employee, who is white, pressured the African-American male student into a sexual relationship with her daughter. The student who filed the suit is also not named. He is represented by the law firm of Anderson, Agostino & Keller. The firm issued a news release saying the student fell prey to a "manipulative and predatory scheme."
Notre Dame vice president of public affairs Paul Browne has released a statement on the matter.
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