Northwestern professor cancels class before planned protest

<p>Northwestern University | Sun-Times Media File Photo</p>

Northwestern University | Sun-Times Media File Photo

Students planned to walk out of Peter Ludlow’s 12:30 p.m. class, but he cancelled it prior to the protest. Ludlow is being sued by one of his students who is alleging sexual misconduct. NBC Chicago reports: 

“A Northwestern University professor abruptly canceled a Tuesday afternoon class ahead of a planned sit-in protest by students.

Students had planned to sit in philosophy professor Peter Ludlow’s 12:30 class with signs protesting his presence on campus before walking out en masse at 1 p.m.

Ludlow and the school both face lawsuits filed by a current student who alleges she was sexually harassed by the professor two years ago.

[For full story continue to NBC Chicago]