The number of Title IX disclosures at Harvard has varied widely over the last half-decade, influenced by the #MeToo movement and Covid-19. Here's a closer look at the University's Title IX data from the last six years.
The number of Title IX disclosures at Harvard dropped significantly during the pandemic in fiscal year 2021, from 449 the previous year to 252. The number of complaints shot back up in fiscal year 2022 as campus returned to full capacity.
Between fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year 2021, 46 percent of all Title IX investigations found a policy violation.
In fiscal year 2021, during the pandemic, staff members filed a plurality of Title IX complaints at Harvard, a departure from past years.
A plurality of respondents to Title IX complaints at Harvard in fiscal years 2020 and 2021 were faculty members. From fiscal year 2016 to fiscal year 2019, staff members made up the plurality of respondents.
Between fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year 2021, 63 percent of Title IX complaints at Harvard were filed by a female against a male. Just 13 percent of complaints were filed by a male against a female respondent.
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