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College

Harvard Finalizes Sexual Assault Climate Survey

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.

College

With Staff Doubled, OSAPR Operates at Capacity

After receiving increased funding and expanding staff, OSAPR faces extra demand from expanded services offered across the University's schools.

Harvard Law School

In Memo, Law Profs Pushed for Title IX Procedural Changes

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.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
FAS

Professors Praise New FAS Sexual Harassment Procedures

Professors in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences say new procedures clarify the boundaries between the school's different constituencies.

Controversial Conversations
Harvard Law School

Law Professors Argue for Teaching Rape Law

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.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
College

Title IX Activists Shift Priorities

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.

UC Meeting - Alison Johnson
Central Administration

Central Office To Hear FAS Faculty Sexual Harassment Cases

FAS's finalized sexual harassment procedures were released Monday afternoon and remain largely unchanged from a draft version presented at December’s Faculty meeting.

Title IX Officer
Harvard Law School

Karvonides Responds to Law School’s Departure from Central Title IX Procedures

The working group that crafted Harvard’s newly centralized sexual harassment policy and accompanying procedures did not anticipate that individual schools would deviate from those procedures to the extent Harvard Law School may, according to University Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides.

College

Analysis: Law School Probe’s End May Mean Closer Scrutiny for College

Now that the government’s investigation into Harvard Law School’s compliance with Title IX has concluded, its ongoing probe at the College may focus more specifically on the undergraduate school’s own handling of sexual harassment.

FAS

Committee Finalizing FAS Sexual Harassment Procedures

The final draft of the policy will be sent to FAS Dean Michael D. Smith later this week after months of revision and community discussion.

Student Groups

Activists, Law Profs Divided on Title IX Decision

Student activists and the lawyer behind the original Law School complaint have praised the findings and expressed cautious hope for the future. Law School professors who previously denounced Harvard’s sexual harassment policy, meanwhile, criticized the decision.

Sexual Harassment Policy Meeting
Central Administration

New Law School Sexual Harassment Procedures Break From University Framework

If the Law School’s new procedures are implemented, the University’s approach to investigating sexual harassment complaints against students will no longer be consistent across all of its schools.

College

Video: Top 10 Stories That Shaped 2014

2014 was a year of change and controversy as Harvard affiliates reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, Crimson Multimedia uses photo and video to recap the 10 biggest stories of 2014.

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014
Central Administration

Ten Stories that Shaped 2014

Harvard Law School

Law School Found in Violation of Title IX after Years-Long Probe

In its investigation into the Law School’s Title IX compliance, the Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights found that the Law School “failed to comply with Title IX's requirements for prompt and equitable response” to complaints of alleged sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall

COVER PHOTO
College

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