Ohio's Kent State to pay 145k in student housing discrimination suit

January 11, 2016
The Justice Department announced that Ohio’s Kent State University (KSU) has agreed to pay $145,000 to settle a civil rights lawsuit alleging that the university had maintained a policy of not allowing students with psychological disabilities to keep emotional support animals in university-operated student housing.
     Under the settlement agreement, which must still be approved by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, KSU will: