Meredith Raimondo Biography
Meredith Raimondo is the vice chairman and Dean of students at Oberlin college in Oberlin, Ohio. She has been with the university when you consider that 2003 whilst she become hired as a professor in the department of Comparative American research. She worked her manner up and subsequently became one of the leading voices and selection makers at the college.
#OberlinCollege has still not learned its lesson. Instead of apologizing for what occurred and firing Dean Meredith Raimondo, President Ambar instead insists on the same educational mission. A mission, which at this rate, won’t be coming to pass in 10 years. pic.twitter.com/RBzqGdCmi1
— David Baltimore (@OberlinIsOver) June 15, 2019
The tension between the College and Gibson’s began in November 2016, when three Black students were involved in a physical altercation outside of Gibson’s after Allyn Gibson, son of store owner David Gibson, accused one of the students of shoplifting. The three students were arrested. Shortly thereafter, Oberlin students alleged that Allyn had racially profiled the students and launched a protest and boycott of the bakery. A year later, Gibson’s sued, alleging that the College and Raimondo had participated in smearing its reputation.
@oberlincollege, you need to get rid of Meredith Raimondo. She’s a horrible attempt at a human being and led the college and it’s students down a terrible, terrible path. While the college failed in it’s basic duties of being actual humans, Raimondo made it worse.
— Leatherneck (@Leatherneck) June 15, 2019
Jury Orders Liberal Oberlin College to Pay $33 Million in Punitive https://t.co/Rwu2QWeDKU #LIberalismisamentaldisorder Look at the GUILT ridden white nazi libs protesting #Shame #MAGA #OberlinCollege #Buildthewall #tcot #MeredithRaimondo
— Chris Lee (@tossdemsout) June 15, 2019
A jury in Lorain County found Meredith Raimondo guilty of libel and found the college guilty of intentional infliction of emotional distress. They awarded David Gibson, son Allyn Gibson, and Gibson’s Bakery $11 million in compensatory damages and $33 million in punitive damages.
The university disagreed with the verdict and continues to deny any wrongdoing in the case. “Neither Oberlin College nor Dean Meredith Raimondo defamed a local business or its owners, and they never endorsed statements made by others,” said Donica Thomas Varner, the college’s general counsel. Meredith Raimondo is still employed by Oberlin College.
— Greg Malden (@cisprivilege) June 15, 2019
A jury has awarded Gibson’s Bakery $44 million in damages stemming from its lawsuit against Oberlin College and Vice President and Dean of Students Meredith Raimondo. Read the Review’s coverage here: https://t.co/CvQmLlmyY0
— The Oberlin Review (@oberlinreview) June 14, 2019