Computer Engineering And The English Language Program Essay

966 Words Jul 16th, 2015 4 Pages
Pourya Shahmaleki (“Shahmaleki”) was a Ph.D. student in Mechanical Engineering. Over the course of 2012 and 2013, Shahmaleki repeatedly engaged in demanding and threatening behavior towards KSU staff members and students. This behavior occurred in multiple departments include housing, international student services, the graduate school, the Mechanical Engineering school, and the English Language Program. Multiple staff members made complaints about Shahmaleki’s threatening behavior. In April 2013, the incidents reached a breaking point with Shahmaleki repeatedly harassing members of the housing department and at one point refusing to leave a staff member’s office until a staff member escorted him out. After this incident, KSU began the process set out in its threat management policy to address the issue. They arranged a meeting with Shahmaleki on May 1, 2013. At this meeting, KSU presented the evidence against Shahmaleki and he generally denied that he did anything wrong. KSU made the decision to expel Shahmaleki from the University. Shahmaleki filed this four-count Complaint alleging the dismissal violated his due process rights and the equal protection clause of the fourteenth amendment. Because KSU provided Shahmaleki a sufficient and fair process, this action should be dismissed as per Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6).
STATEMENT OF FACTS Plaintiff Pourya Shahmaleki was a graduate student in the Department of Mechinical Engineering at Kansas State University (“KSU”) and was…

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