Former human resources director at Newman University suing college

WICHITA, Kan. Court documents show the former human resources director at Newman University in Wichita is suing the college.

The lawsuit claims university officials fired former Newman HR Director Mandy Greenfield for reporting rules violations.

Greenfield says she reported complaints of gender discrimination against several of the school's athletic officials and the vice president for student affairs.

She says her firing in January 2018 was retaliation for that report. Newman University Friday issued a statement, saying in part, it is aware of the allegations made by Greenfield and denies the claims .

Full statement from Newman University:

Newman University is aware of the allegations made by former employee Mandy Greenfield. Newman is dedicated to treating all complaints and/or allegations of mistreatment seriously as part of our efforts to uphold the university’s mission statement and the Newman Code. Further, the university has strong anti-discrimination and anti-retaliation policies in place, which leadership believes in and enforces