University Hall

Student Who Sued Harvard for Investigating Alleged, Off-Campus Sexual Assault Voluntarily Dismisses Case

A Harvard College student who sued the University alleging it had wrongfully opened an investigation into sexual assault allegations against him has voluntarily dismissed his suit, according to documents filed in federal court Friday.

Roland Fryer

Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations, Harvard Prof. Fryer Resigns from American Economic Association Post

Economics Professor Roland G. Fryer, Jr., who currently faces at least three Harvard-led investigations into allegations of sexual harassment, resigned from the Executive Committee of the American Economics Association, the AEA announced Tuesday.

Roland Fryer

Harvard Pursuing a Second Title IX Investigation Into Economics Prof Fryer

Two sources with knowledge of the matter said Harvard's Office for Dispute Resolution is still looking into the Economics professor’s behavior as part of a second investigation.

University Hall

Student Sues Harvard for Investigating Alleged Sexual Assault That Took Place Off-Campus

The unnamed male student, dubbed “John Doe” is demanding Harvard cease to investigate him and pay him $75,000 in damages, as well as compensate him for any costs incurred during litigation.

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.

American Economics Association Elects Fryer to High-Ranking Post, Says It Was Unaware of Sexual Harassment Allegations

The AEA announced in fall 2018 that it was adding Fryer — along with four other top economists including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen — to the 2019 iteration of its Executive Committee.

Harvard Law School

Students Filed Title IX Complaints Against Kavanaugh to Prevent Him From Teaching at Harvard Law

Over the past week, several students filed formal complaints alleging Kavanaugh’s presence in Cambridge would violate Harvard’s policy prohibiting sexual and gender-based harassment.

Faculty Retirement Handbook

Dominguez Retains Emeritus Privileges Pending Results of Sexual Misconduct Investigation

Pending the results of an investigation into his alleged sexual harassment of at least 20 women, Dominguez will continue to receive the perks that come with emeritus status, including access to University spaces and research support.


More Than Quarter of Surveyed Profs Say They Know Dept Member Who Experienced Sexual Harassment

Roughly 30 percent of surveyed members of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences say they know at least one person in their department who has experienced sexual harassment.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault

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.

Students Rally Against Sexual Assault
Drew Faust

Reports of Sexual Harassment at Harvard Increase Amid National Movement

​Harvard has seen a 20 percent increase in sexual harassment complaints filed in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal implicating Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein.

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.

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.

Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides

Harvard to Launch Search for New Title IX Officer

Harvard will begin a process to replace Title IX Officer Mia Karvonides in the coming weeks, looking to fill a position that some Title IX experts say will be widely sought after.

Karvonides Speaks About New Policy

Karvonides’s Departure Surprises Some Students

The upcoming departure of Mia Karvonides, the University's Title IX Officer, has surprised some Harvard undergraduates, who say that Harvard's response to sexual assault has become more urgent in the current national political environment.

Sexual Harassment Policy Meeting

121 Students Disclosed Potential Sexual Harassment to College's Title IX Coordinators Last Year

​Harvard College’s Title IX coordinators received 121 disclosures of incidents of potential sexual harassment last academic year, a nearly four-fold increase since the 2013-2014 school year, according to the University Title IX Office’s annual report.