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Mia Karvonides

Sexual Harassment Policy Meeting
Central Administration

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.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Student Life

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.”

Student Groups

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.

College

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.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
College

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.

Title IX Teach-In
College

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.

Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides
Central Administration

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.

Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides
Crime

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.

Inaugural Year of New Title IX Policy
College

Caught Between Criticisms

As fervor and debate on Title IX increase, Harvard cannot please all critics.

College

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

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.

College

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.

Sexual Assault Policy Meeting
Student Groups

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.

Central Administration

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.

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.

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