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Harvard unveiled a new policy to dramatically rework its handling of sexual assault and harassment claims this July, but, several weeks into the semester, the office in charge of investigating those cases is still not fully staffed.
Kristof, a columnist for the New York Times and a Harvard overseer, took his notebook to Sanders Theatre on Tuesday for a wide-ranging interview with Faust.
Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.
FAS Committee Chair Allison F. Johnson led a question-and-answer discussion on the new University-wide Title IX policy and its implications for FAS Tuesday.
Members of the Harvard community watch as Mia Karvonides, Harvard's Title IX officer, speaks about the University's new sexual harassment policy and procedure on Tuesday evening. The community discussion, held in Emerson Hall, was the first in a series of meetings on sexual harassment policy open to the Harvard community.
At Tuesday's community meeting, University Title IX officer Mia Karvonides said the school's new policy encompasses cases covered by other schools’ affirmative consent policies.
Owen A. Labrie was taken into custody in July and charged with three counts of felonious aggravated sexual assault and three counts of statutory sexual assault.
In the days after Harvard announced sweeping, University-wide changes to its sexual assault policies and resolution procedures, student leaders and activists said that while the approve of many of the policy’s changes, they are dismayed that they did not establish a more expansive definition of sexual assault.
Univ. Announces New Sexual Assault Policy Including Central Office, ‘Preponderance of the Evidence’ Standard
A new set of University-wide Title IX policies and procedures set to take effect this fall will create a central office to investigate cases of sexual assault and gender-based harassment and institute a “preponderance of the evidence” standard for evaluating those allegations.
Harvard announced a new set of sexual assault policies Wednesday that cover the entire University and adopt a "preponderance of the evidence" standard.
Harvard announced revised sexual harassment procedures on Wednesday that includes a central office responsible for investigations.
A 23-year-old man was arrested last Friday on charges of aggravated rape and armed robbery in connection with an alleged sexual assault on the grounds of Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum in Jamaica Plain.