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Title IX

OGE and ODR
College

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.

Tozzer and Peabody
FAS

Harvard Prof. John Comaroff Faces New Allegations of Misconduct in Amended Suit

Harvard professor John L. Comaroff is facing new allegations of sexual harassment in an amended lawsuit.

Univ Hall FAS
FAS

Following Sexual Harassment Allegations, Comaroff Returns to Teaching at Harvard, Sparking Outrage

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.

OGE and ODR
Af Am Department

Harvard Asks Judge to Dismiss Comaroff Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

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.

Title IX 50th Anniversary
Gender and Sexuality

Title IX Turns 50

Decades after the landmark statute prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex was first enacted, affiliates say the work toward true gender equity remains unfinished.

Working Group Reax
College

Harvard Proposed a New Definition of Consent. Some Advocates Say its Wording is Flawed.

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.

Working Group Reax
Title IX

Working Group Reax

The Harvard Office for Gender Equity is located in the Smith Campus Center.

Lawrence S. Bacow
Central Administration

As Comment Period Commences, Bacow Pledges to Weigh Feedback on Newly-Proposed Harassment Policies

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.

Massachusetts Hall
Central Administration

Harvard Releases Drafts of First University-Wide Non-Discrimination, Anti-Bullying Policies

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.

Center for Government and International Studies
Faculty

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.

AAAS
Anthropology

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.

Comaroff Walkout
Events

Comaroff Controversy Reignites Union Calls for Sexual Misconduct Recourse

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.

Tozzer Anthropology Building
FAS

15 Harvard Anthropology Professors Call on Comaroff to Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations

More than three-quarters of Harvard’s tenured Anthropology faculty asked professor John L. Comaroff to resign over sexual harassment allegations on Sunday.

Office of Gender Equity
Gender and Sexuality

Harvard Title IX Coordinator Apologizes for Statement on Comaroff Lawsuit

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.”

Office of Gender Equity
Title IX

Office of Gender Equity

Harvard's Office for Gender Equity is located in the Smith Campus Center.

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