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Capella University

How this student rated the school
Research QualityB+ Research AvailabilityB+
Research FundingB- Graduate PoliticsA+
Errand RunnersA Degree CompletionA+
Alternative pay [ta/gsi]B- Sufficient PayB-
CompetitivenessB- Education QualityB
Faculty AccessibilityA- Useful ResearchA-
Extracurriculars- Success-Understanding-
Surrounding City- Social Life/Environment-
"Individual" treatmentA FriendlinessA+
Safety- Campus Beauty-
Campus Maintenance- University Resource/spendingB
Describes the student body as:
Friendly, Approachable

Describes the faculty as:
Friendly, Helpful

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Date: Dec 31 1969
Major: Psychology (This Major's Salary over time)

For those who don't know, Jeffry LaMarca is the author of all of the Capella-hate posts.

On 7/1/05 Jeff sued Capella University for failure to accomodate and violation of the American with Disabilities Act.

On 11/19/07, LaMarca's lawsuit against Capella was dismissed.

According to Capella's site:

All charges brought against Capella University by a former learner were dismissed on Monday, November 19, 2007, in United States District Court for the Central District of California. The court found that Capella did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act and provided adequate accommodations to Jeffry La Marca. Capella has consistently denied Mr. La Marcas allegations.

Capella has brought counterclaims against Mr. La Marca alleging defamation and interference with business relations. He attempted to have Capellas counterclaim dismissed, but was unsuccessful at the district court level. That decision is currently on appeal to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

In fact, the court found that:

1. LaMarca is not disabled under the ADA.

2. Even if LaMarca was disabled under the ADA, Capella granted reasonable accommodations.

3. Capella did not engage in retaliation by locking out LaMarca from Capella's courserooms due to LaMarca's abusive behavior.

In fact, the judge found that: "Plaintiff's comments were abusive, harassing, and inappropriate for any public environment, let alone the functional equivalent of a classroom…"

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