Sexual Assault

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In Open Letters, Students Propose Next Steps After Dominguez Scandal

Graduate and undergraduate students sent two open letters to administrators Wednesday outlining a vision for institutional change after the Dominguez scandal.

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Central Administration

Faust Says Admins Unaware of Dominguez’s Alleged Harassment

Faust “did not know” about the decades of sexual harassment allegedly perpetrated by Gov Professor Jorge I. Dominguez after he was punished for harassment in the 1980s.

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Gov Grad Students Send Letter Demanding More Action on Dominguez

The same day the graduate students sent the letter, administrators announced the department was undertaking several initiatives in response to the allegations.

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Gov Prof Dominguez to Retire Following Harassment Allegations

Professor Dominguez will retire from his teaching job at the end of the semester and is immediately resigning from his administrative roles after at least 18 women publicly accused him of sexual harassment.

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Anti-Sexual Assault Group Endorses Graduate Student Union

​Anti-sexual assault advocacy group Our Harvard Can Do Better endorsed Harvard’s graduate student unionization movement on Thursday.

Massachusetts Hall, Fall 2017

In Wake of Dominguez Allegations, Harvard Asks Affiliates to Come Forward

Harvard is asking affiliates who have experienced “inappropriate behavior” to come forward after new sexual misconduct allegations against Gov. Professor Dominguez.

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Student Life

Students Voice Concern, Frustration After Dominguez Harassment Accusations At Forum

The meeting followed reports that Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez had sexually harassed at least 10 women across the past 30 years.

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Harvard Law School

HLS Profs Sign Letter Slamming 'Victim-Centered' Sexual Harassment Policies

Law professors Janet E. Halley and Elizabeth Bartholet signed an open letter alleging procedures for sexual harassment cases unfairly favor accusers.

Radcliffe Institute

Women’s Week Panel Talks Harvard’s Past with Sexual Violence

Panelists explored sexual violence at Harvard at an event Tuesday afternoon co-hosted by Our Harvard Can Do Better and the Radcliffe Union of Students.

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Radcliffe Institute

Schlesinger Hosts Panel about #MeToo Movement

Harvard professors discussed the implications of the #MeToo movement at a panel Monday at the Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library.

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Drew Faust

Deans’ Council Meets To Discuss #MeToo In Academia

More broadly, Faust said the council will seek to prioritize addressing sexual assault at the University going forward.

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Student Life

Professors, Legal Experts Call for Nuance in #MeToo Debate

Students, professors, and legal experts discussed the direction the nation should take following the national spotlight on the #MeToo movement at a Tuesday evening panel.

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OSAPR Restructures Position Amid Understaffing, Continues Search for Director

OSAPR will restructure its staffing in the coming weeks as the office continues to face leadership vacancies nine months after its director left Harvard.

Undergraduate Council

UC to Survey Student Body on Mental Health and Inclusion

​The Undergraduate Council will conduct a survey to gather student input on current mental health resources and inclusion on campus.

Higher Education

#MeToo May Bring Increased Vetting for Presidential Candidates

Higher education experts say increased national scrutiny of sexual assault and misconduct could affect the search for Harvard's next president.