Meredith Raimondo (Gibson's, Awards $44 Million) Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
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Meredith Raimondo (Gibson’s, Awards $44 Million) Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

Meredith Raimondo Biography

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.


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.


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.

Meredith Raimondo Biography

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.

 

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