Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.
The decrease in reported rapes came with an increase in non-consensual fondling reports, which grew from six to 11 cases in 2016.
More than 1,000 people have indicated that they are "interested" in attending a protest against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who will speak at Harvard Thursday.
A complaint that spurred a federal investigation into the College’s compliance with Title IX cited all-male final clubs as “major site[s] of sexual violence."
Some of Harvard's anti-sexual assault activists are concerned that the review will work to "silence survivors of sexual violence."
In a memo to the Department of Education, the faculty members push for revisions of Obama-era Title IX standards that govern how universities respond to campus sexual harassment and assault..
The campaign Harvard Wears Denim took place Wednesday, with individuals and student organizations pledging to stand in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault and pledging to confront rape culture. The event was led by the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (OSAPR) and Consent Advocates & Relationship Educators (CARE).
Four Harvard Law School students are demanding that the Law School clarify how it considers applicants who have been accused or found guilty of sexual assault.
A lawsuit challenging Harvard's compliance with Title IX could last into 2018.
Student activists and professors question whether the restructuring of Harvard's Title IX Office's will lead to substantive improvements.