The president of Duke University was temporarily prevented from delivering an alumni address by student protestors.
The chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse landed in hot water with the administration of the UW System after inviting a porn actress to speak on campus.
A university lawyer resigned after using the N-word in a panel discussion.
Scott Savage, a librarian at OSU – Mansfield, suggested a controversial book for all incoming freshmen to read; the book included a chapter describing homosexuality as aberrant behavior. As a result, professors filed a complaint against him alleging harassment based on sexual orientation. After resigning from his position, Savage filed suit against various University officials and faculty members.