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The federal government published guidance on Friday that could strengthen the role of Title IX coordinators at many schools, including Harvard.
Illuminated by candles and lights from the side of Holworthy, participants in Thursday's Take Back the Night Vigil make their way through the yard in a walk to Memorial Church.
A participant in Thursday's Take Back the Night Vigil reignites a fellow participant's blown out candle before continuing to walk around the Yard.
“We want people to know that they are cared for and are not alone,” said Alyssa R. Leader ’15, a member of Response Peer Counseling.
More than two months after having received initial feedback on its Title IX procedures from the federal Office for Civil Rights, the Law School has still not received final sign-off from OCR on its updated draft.
Attorneys from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights are soliciting student input on sexual violence on Harvard’s campus this week as part of the government’s nearly year-long investigation into the College’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.
A Quincy resident reported the incident at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Sunday, and officers responded “immediately,” according to a community advisory issued by HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.
Although administrators praise the 37 percent response rate so far, students who are currently studying abroad or taking time off from school are not able to take the survey, prompting some criticism.
Harvard has not yet fully staffed the centralized office that is in charge of investigating reports of sexual harassment, more than nine months after administrators announced its creation.
In preparation for the survey, administrators are emphasizing the confidentiality of the poll and are executing an aggressive publicity push to draw respondents.
Members of "Our Harvard Can Do Better," a student group that advocates for modifications to Harvard's sexual assault policy, discuss rights guaranteed under Title IX at a teach-in Wednesday evening.
“Jane Doe No. 3,” who has claimed that Dershowitz had sex with her while she was underage, cannot enter the ongoing federal court case as a party, though she can testify as a witness.
Theidon, who was an associate anthropology professor at Harvard, will teach courses about human security at the Tufts graduate school when she begins teaching in September.
Dean of Harvard Law School Martha L. Minow has appointed a Title IX committee to begin implementing the school’s new set of procedures for responding to cases of sexual harassment, according to Robb London, a Law School spokesperson.
As Harvard Law School moves to break from the University’s central approach to handling cases of alleged sexual harassment, Law professors are questioning the relationship between their school and Harvard’s central administration.