Title IX Office to Restructure, Split into Two Offices
Harvard’s Title IX Office will split into two distinct offices—one for investigations and one for training and resources—in an administrative restructuring.
Seeking to Prevent Sexual Assault, Harvard's Progress is Uneven
At an institution with a long history of decentralization, swift and coordinated action does not come easily—even on the “the serious problem of sexual assault.”
Our Harvard Can Do Better Discusses Sexual Assault On Campus
“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.
Analysis: Harvard Uses Previous Policies for Some Sexual Assault Investigations
For students, faculty, or staff who filed complaints about conduct that occurred before September 2014, when the new policy went into effect, the investigative office uses the previous, school-level policies to define sexual harassment and sexual assault.
After 34 Cases, Central Sexual Harassment Office Aims to Increase Staff
Harvard’s central office for investigating cases of sexual harassment has heard 34 cases since it opened in September 2014 and started a pipeline program to hire more investigators amid increased demand.
Student Activists Call Title IX Document ‘Totally Inaccessible’
Undergraduate student activists are arguing that a document released to clarify Harvard’s sexual harassment policies is inaccessible to students.
Document Offers Insight Into Harvard’s Sexual Assault Policies
A newly-released Frequently Asked Questions document clarifies that students accused of violating Harvard’s sexual harassment policy may turn to attorneys as their personal advisers.
Central Office Has Heard Record Number of Assault Cases
Of the 25 to 30 cases the Ofice for Sexual and Gender-Based Dispute Resolution has heard since fall 2014, between 10 and 15 are still open; more than half of the open cases were filed in the last two months.
Caught Between Criticisms
As fervor and debate on Title IX increase, Harvard cannot please all critics.
52 Percent of Students Complete Sexual Conduct Climate Survey
The survey is a Harvard-specific version of an Association of American Universities poll being conducted at 28 schools across the country to gather data on sexual conduct.
College Appoints Full-Time Title IX Coordinator
Miller previously served as a case manager on the Administrative Board in addition to working part-time as the College’s Title IX coordinator.
Government Releases Guidance on Title IX Coordinator Position
The federal government published guidance on Friday that could strengthen the role of Title IX coordinators at many schools, including Harvard.
Nine Months Later, Central Title IX Office Is Still Understaffed
Harvard has not yet fully staffed the centralized office that is in charge of investigating reports of sexual harassment, more than nine months after administrators announced its creation.
Following Government Feedback, Law School To Implement Title IX Procedures ‘Soon’
After moving to break from Harvard's University-wide Title IX procedures, Harvard Law School has received comment from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights on its own set of procedures.
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.
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.
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.
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
2014 saw a lot of change and controversy as members of the Harvard community reacted to events on campus and across the nation. In this feature, the Crimson will recap the 10 stories that shaped 2014 with an eye towards the new year.