18 décembre 2018

Dartmouth professors are accused of sexual abuse by 7 women in lawsuit

University Business Magazine logoSeven women are suing Dartmouth College for sexual assault, harassment and discrimination that they say they experienced from three prominent professors who, according to the suit, turned a human behavior research department “into a 21st-century Animal House.” More...

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Betsy DeVos set to rewrite guidance on college sexual assault cases

University Business Magazine logoEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to release a sweeping overhaul of how colleges and universities must handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment, giving new rights to the accused, including the ability to cross-examine their accusers, people familiar with the matter said. More...

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How corporate cash bought higher ed

University Business Magazine logoIn 2014, the New York Times sent an investigative reporter to the University of Oregon to cover a disturbing sexual assault case involving three basketball players. More...

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17 décembre 2018

Equality watchdog launches inquiry into racial harassment at universities

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianBritain’s equality watchdog has launched an inquiry into racial harassment at universities amid mounting evidence of students and staff from minority groups facing abuse. More...

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Less talk, more action: National Day of Remembrance on Violence Against Women

The ConversationThe National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women falls on Dec. 6. The day, also called White Ribbon Day, was created by Canada’s Parliament in 1991 to mark the anniversary of the murders of 14 women — 13 of them engineering students — killed on that day in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. More...

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16 décembre 2018

Hopkins Misses 18 Sexual Misconduct Complaints

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. Johns Hopkins University failed to review 18 sexual misconduct reports over the past two years as a result of a website error. More...

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Former Professor Under Investigation for Research Misconduct

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. ProPublica reported that the state’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation subpoenaed the university seeking records on Pavuluri, who resigned from her professorship in June. More...

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Dartmouth Professors Promise Change in Wake of Misconduct Case

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Some 90 professors at Dartmouth College have pledged to make “structural and cultural changes” following the departure earlier this year of three professors accused of sexual misconduct. More...

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10 décembre 2018

NTEU calls on the Federal Opposition to include staff in its taskforce looking into sexual harassment at universities

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the Federal Opposition’s move to set up an independent taskforce to address sexual harassment and assault of students at universities – but says it does not go far enough. More...

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Can’t cancel PhD over fake claim, Panjab University told

A committee formed by the Panjab University vice-chancellor to review the decision to cancel the PhD registration of a scholar whose sexual harassment complaint was found to be fake has found that there is no rule in the university’s calendar to cancel the registration on the basis of any “non-academic reason”, writes Vishakha Chaman for the The Times of India. More...

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