University where Frakes lost his job as an adjunct professor affirms there was "clear and convincing evidence" that he had engaged in sexual misconduct.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) has rejected photographer Bill Frakes’s appeal in a sexual harassment case, because “clear and convincing evidence” showed he had violated university sexual harassment policies, according to a report in the Omaha World-Herald.
Renowned photographer Bill Frakes has been let go as a visiting professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln after a sexual harassment complaint filed against him was judged by the university to be credible.
Photographer Bill Frakes, whose career has included shooting for the likes of Sports Illustrated and Coca-Cola, has been removed from his position as visiting professor at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln. The decision was made by the university after it judged that a report claiming sexual harassment against Frakes was credible. News of the allegations first surfaced in documents obtained by The World-Herald.
Bill Frakes, the award-winning Sports Illustrated photographer, will not return to his position as adjunct professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications, after university administrators concluded he violated
According to notes made during the OIEC’s investigation, and sent anonymously to PDN, Bill Frakes was alleged to have commented on the appearance of female students’ appearance but not the appearance of male students; scrolled through photos of “scantily clad” women on his phone while driving with female students in his car; referred to female editors he worked with as “bitches” but “did not speak negatively about male editors in the same tone”; and told students he was not a person “to ‘piss off’ and he could ‘end their careers.’”
Frakes has previously taught at the University of Miami, the University of Florida, the University of Kansas, and at several workshops.
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So how does one survive in an industry that is constantly changing? What resources can we utilize to our advantage? One way is to diversify. Look for other potential avenues of income that exist outside the predictable and diminishing world of magazine and newspaper publishing; and of course, you have to continually reinvent yourself to accommodate those needs. Few people have done this as well as Bill Frakes.
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