|September 22, 2015
OPINION PARTIALLY ADOPTING REPORT & RECOMMENDATION for 34 Motion to Dismiss, filed by Heather Parlier, Edith Rivera, The City University of New York, Jose de Jesus, Jeremy Travis, Frederick P. Schaeffer, David Olan, Matthew Schoengood, L isandro Perez, Martin Ruck, Rosemary Maldonado, William T. Kelly, Peg Rivers, Isabel Martinez, Virginia Gardner, Stephen Blum, Chase F. Robinson, Sylvia Dapia, Edwin Melendez, Peter Manuel, Jane Bowers, Silvia Montalban, Louise Lennihan, 50 Report and Recommendations. The Court adopts the R&R in part, GRANTS the motion to dismiss in part, and DENIES the motion to dismiss in part. Plaintiff's surviving claims are (i) against Travis under the NYSHRL and the NYCHRL and agains t CUNY under Title VII, all for retaliation premised on the non-renewal of Plaintiff's teaching position at John Jay in April 2011; and (ii) against Melendez under the NYSHRL and the NYCHRL and against CUNY under Title VII, all for retaliatio n premised on Melendez pressuring Plaintiff to relinquish his editorial position at CENTRO and for CENTRO's decision not to offer Plaintiff a teaching position in 2011. All other claims against CUNY and all other Defendants are dismissed. Refe rence to the Magistrate Judge is continued. The Clerk is directed to terminate the motion at Docket # 34. (As further set forth in this Order) (Signed by Judge Paul A. Crotty on 9/22/2015) *** Party Sylvia Dapia (Department of Foreign Languag es & Literatures) , Virginia Gardner (Coordinator for Adjunct Services) , William T. Kelly (The Graduate Center (CUNY)) , Louise Lennihan (Associate Provost and Dean for Humanities & Social Sciences) , Michael Liddy (Former legal counsel) , Rosemary Maldonado (Assistant Vice President & Counsel) , Peter Manuel (John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY)) , Isabel Martinez (Department of Latin American Studies & Latina/o Studies) , Silvia Montalban (Affirmative Action Officer) , David Olan (Music Program) , Heather Parlier (Assistant General Counsel) , Lisandro Perez (Department of Latin American Studies & Latina/o Studies) , Edith Rivera (Chief Diversity Officer) , Peg Rivers, Chase F. Robinson (Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs) , Martin Ruck, Frederick P. Schaeffer (Senior Vice President for Legal Affairs) , Matthew Schoengood (For student affairs) , Jose de Jesus (Center for Puerto Rican Studies) , Stephen Blum (Head of the Ethnomusicology Division, The Graduate Center (CUNY)) and Jane Bowers (Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs) terminated. Modified on 9/22/2015 (lmb). Modified on 9/22/2015 (lmb).