(Grand Forks, ND) — A federal lawsuit alleges that the University of North Dakota failed to protect a social work student from sexual harassment and abuse. The suit was filed yesterday claims former UND professor Andrew Quinn sexually harassed and abused then-student Aereauna Houle. Allegations in the lawsuit claim UND delayed action and was “wholly ineffective” in stopping Quinn’s abuse of Houle. The lawsuit seeks compensatory damages of over 75-thousand dollars. UND hasn’t commented on the suit, citing pending litigation.