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Title IX

Student Groups

Harvard Students Rally for Massachusetts Sexual Assault Bills

The rally—organized by the student-led Every Voice Coalition—supported two bills currently in House committees.

Mike Smith at Convocation
FAS

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Has Filed Title IX Complaint Against Dominguez

​The Faculty of Arts and Sciences has filed a formal Title IX complaint against Government Professor Jorge I. Dominguez, according to correspondence obtained by The Crimson.

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Crime

News Analysis: #MeToo Reaches Harvard

When recent allegations of sexual harassment against a prominent Government professor surfaced last month, Harvard saw the direct effects of the #MeToo movement for the first time.

Kimberly Theidon
Anthropology

Court Dismisses Gender Discrimination Lawsuit Against Harvard

A federal judge ruled last month that former associate professor Kimberly S. Theidon failed to prove Harvard violated Title IX policies in denying her tenure.

University Hall, Fall 2017
FAS

News Analysis: Univ. May Pursue Title IX Inquiry into Dominguez

Harvard is launching an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by Government Prof. Dominguez—an inquiry that may take shape as a Title IX investigation.

Caysie Carter
Student Life

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Adds Title IX Coordinator

Assistant Director of Student Affairs Caysie A. Carter will now serve as the Title IX Coordinator for Harvard’s Graduate School of the Arts and Sciences.

Drew Faust
Drew Faust

Deans’ Council Meets To Discuss #MeToo In Academia

More broadly, Faust said the council will seek to prioritize addressing sexual assault at the University going forward.

#MeToo Action Meeting
Student Life

Professors, Legal Experts Call for Nuance in #MeToo Debate

Students, professors, and legal experts discussed the direction the nation should take following the national spotlight on the #MeToo movement at a Tuesday evening panel.

Mass Hall, Fall 2017
Central Administration

Feds Investigate Harvard's Response to Sexual Assault Complaint

​The federal government launched an investigation into Harvard in 2016 for allegedly failing to respond “promptly and equitably” to a sexual assault complaint at the College.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
College

Title IX Turmoil at the University

In 2017, Harvard restructured its administrative arm that deals with sexual assault, reaffirmed its commitment to its existing Title IX policies, and confronted a series of Title IX-related lawsuits and investigations.

10 Stories

Ten Stories That Shaped 2017

2017 saw tectonic changes—ranging from Harvard's decision to keep the College's controversial social life policy to its launch of a presidential search destined to chart the course for decades to come. The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined a tempestuous year.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
University

Sexual Assault Complaints Increased By 65 Percent Last Year

According to the report, 43 individuals across Harvard filed formal complaints of sexual or gender-based harassment during 2016-2017, an increase from 26 the year before.

Massachusetts Hall
Government

Harvard Facing Three Federal Title IX Investigations

Harvard is facing two previously unreported federal investigations into its compliance with anti-sex discrimination Title IX.

Title IX Panel
On Campus

Title IX Panel

Student panelists discuss the role of Title IX in campus sexual assault policy during a discussion Tuesday afternoon.

Yasmin Sachee
Undergraduate Council

UC Expresses ‘Disappointment’ with Harvard Response To Title IX Changes

The Undergraduate Council expressed “disappointment” with Harvard’s decision not to officially take a stance on the Deptartment of Education’s changing federal Title IX guidelines.

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