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University President Drew G. Faust convened the task force last April amid debate over Harvard’s policies and approach to handling cases of alleged sexual assault.
The film focuses heavily on the testimony of victims of sexual assault and what they say was a lackluster response from administrators at their respective schools, including Harvard.
Law School professors Charles Fried and Robert H. Mnookin sharply criticized the centralization of Harvard's administration in an op-ed in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Associate Dean and Dean of Students at Harvard Law School Ellen M. Cosgrove, who also serves as one of the deputy Title IX coordinators at the Law School, will leave for Yale Law School at the end of this academic year.
The complaint—which names Harvard and the Harvard Corporation as defendants—reiterates several allegations that Harvard’s decision to deny her tenure violated federal anti-sex discrimination law Title IX.
When a faculty committee at Harvard Law School convened to craft a new set of sexual harassment procedures for the school last fall, they examined existing processes at peer institutions, according to Law professor John Coates, who chaired the committee.
New federal legislation on sexual violence could change the way the University reports, advises, and assesses its approach to cases of alleged sexual violence.
The survey, which is a localized version of an Association of American Universities survey that 28 schools will issue this spring, will ask student respondents a range of questions on sexual misconduct and affirmative consent.
After receiving increased funding and expanding staff, OSAPR faces extra demand from expanded services offered across the University's schools.
The 20 faculty members submitted the memo to a faculty committee that Dean of the Law School Martha L. Minow tasked last fall with creating new Law School-specific Title IX procedures following widespread faculty discontent over Harvard’s central framework.
Professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences say new procedures clarify the boundaries between the school's different constituencies.
Laws regarding rape should be taught in criminal law classes at Harvard Law School despite its potential to trigger psychological trauma, two Law professors argued Wednesday.
Activists say they will focus on more actively pushing to ensure that Harvard's policy is clear and properly implemented, rather than only arguing for its strict inclusion of affirmative consent.
FAS's finalized sexual harassment procedures were released Monday afternoon and remain largely unchanged from a draft version presented at December’s Faculty meeting.