Proposed Title IX Regulations Roll Back Trump-Era Policies, Raising Concerns Among Higher Education Experts
Faculty and experts expressed both praise and concern regarding the Biden Administration’s newly proposed changes to Title IX regulations on June 23.
Harvard professor John L. Comaroff is facing new allegations of sexual harassment in an amended lawsuit.
After being placed on two years of administrative leave due to allegations of sexual harassment and retaliation, Harvard professor John L. Comaroff will return to the classroom to teach an elective course this fall, reigniting a wave of campus and national outrage.
Harvard filed a motion on Tuesday asking a federal judge to dismiss nine of 10 counts in a lawsuit filed by three Anthropology graduate students in Feburary alleging the University ignored years of sexual harassment and retaliation by professor John L. Comaroff.
When Harvard released a set of proposed changes to its sexual harassment, non-discrimination, and anti-bullying policies two weeks ago, a new definition of consent was one of the key changes. While some student advocates welcomed the proposal as a step in the right direction, others have taken issue with its wording.
Harvard President Lawrence S. Bacow on Friday pledged to listen to feedback on a set of proposed changes to University-wide harassment policies, adding that he hopes the procedures will be approved by the school’s top governing board.
Harvard released a sweeping set of proposed changes to its bullying, discrimination, and sexual harassment policies on Thursday — including drafts of the first school-wide non-discrimination and anti-bullying policies.
One Year After an External Review into Sexual Harassment at Harvard, Three Recommendations Remain Unfulfilled
Just over a year after the release of an external review examining gender-based harassment at Harvard, the school has not fulfilled three of the report's recommendations.
In the Wake of Comaroff Sexual Harassment Scandal, Harvard AAAS Graduate Students Call for Sweeping Reforms
In the wake of the John Comaroff sexual harassment controversy, a group of grad students in Harvard’s African and African American Studies called for sweeping reforms in an unsigned letter.
Several Harvard faculty members gathered in a lecture hall last Friday — but not to teach a class. Rather, they were there to learn about graduate students’ calls for changes to Harvard's sexual harassment reporting process.
More than three-quarters of Harvard’s tenured Anthropology faculty asked professor John L. Comaroff to resign over sexual harassment allegations on Sunday.
Harvard Title IX Coordinator Nicole M. Merhill apologized for a statement she made last week, writing that it “has contributed to further concerns around trust.”