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The President’s Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Assault will begin hosting student focus group sessions early next month.
University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides speaks at a Sexual Assault Town Hall, Monday, Oct. 20.
The newly-formed Office for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution will play no role in the investigation of faculty misconduct.
University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides reacts to an op-ed signed by more than a quarter of the HLS faculty that condemned the University's new sexual assault policy.
Administrators are interviewing candidates to fill two remaining positions in the new central office charged with investigating sexual harassment complaints.
Twenty-eight Law School professors called for Harvard to withdraw its newly installed sexual harassment policy in a pointed open letter published on Tuesday night.
University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 argued that increases in health care costs at Harvard necessitated adjustments, including the introduction of a deductible in some instances and a 10 percent co-pay.
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.
Kimberly Theidon has withdrawn her complaint with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination with intent to file a lawsuit against the University.
The Task Force called for increased funding for the Office of Sexual Assault Prevention and Research and a proposal that individual schools work with OSAPR and the Title IX office to incorporate more prevention education into orientation programs.
Drew G. Faust condemned last week's Divest Harvard-led blockade of Mass. Hall and reassured professors that the University does not take into account tenure candidates' political views and actions in tenure decisions.
Smith wrote that University President Drew G. Faust has instructed Harvard’s schools to update their respective response and disciplinary procedures regarding cases of sexual assault.
Theidon alleges that the denial was in retaliation for her public expressions of support for sexual assault victims, as well as for complaining that she was not receiving the same pay as her male colleagues.
At an open forum sponsored by the Undergraduate Council Thursday, University President Drew G. Faust announced that Harvard had submitted in recent weeks a revised sexual assault policy.