A pamphlet providing information about transgender rights distributed by the College’s Office for BGLTQ Student Life drew attention and criticism from various conservative and Christian websites over the past week.
As Harvard has searched for administrators to lead its Title IX office and bolster efforts to comply with federal guidelines, it continues to turn to staffers with firsthand experience in enforcing them.
Student activists and professors question whether the restructuring of Harvard's Title IX Office's will lead to substantive improvements.
Harvard College Title IX Officer Emily Miller, OSAPR Director Alicia Oeser, Associate Title IX Officer Julia Sanz, Office of BGLTQ Student Life Director Sheehan Scarborough, Harvard Title IX Officer Nicole Merhill gather for a photo after the announcement of the partnership between their respective offices on Wednesday afternoon.
Harvard’s Title IX Office will split into two distinct offices—one for investigations and one for training and resources—in an administrative restructuring.
A lawsuit that challenges Harvard’s compliance with anti-sex discrimination law Title IX will proceed after a federal court ruled Friday to deny the University’s efforts to dismiss the suit.
The year was 1960, it was orientation week for Lynn J. Ochberg ’64's freshman year at Radcliffe, and, she said, she had just been sexually assaulted by a senior on Harvard’s football team.
“We’re gonna be pushing for a lot of demands that we’ve been quite vocal about in the past,” Amelia Y. Goldberg ’19, a member of the group, said.
Hours after Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Education, some Harvard student activists concerned about anti-sex discrimination law Title IX started plotting a response.
Sixty-seven percent of Harvard undergraduates have completed the College’s online sexual assault training module, half a year after the school first unveiled the program in September.