03 novembre 2018

Controversial young adult novel offers insight into Kavanaugh hearings, sexual assault

The ConversationThe confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should remind educators of the vital need to talk to young people about sexual assault, consent, underage drinking – and how the choices they make as teenagers can affect the rest of their lives. More...

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02 novembre 2018

Designing for Pushback

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/confessions_of_a_community_college_dean_blog_header.jpgBy Matt Reed. Wisconsin's strategy to avoid passing harassers.
This one is radioactive. Without getting too specific, for obvious reasons, I’ll try to show why. More...

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01 novembre 2018

How a False Statistic on Sexual Harassment Spreads

HomeBy Emma Whitford. University seeks to contain (self-inflicted) damage from news article and report mistakenly asserting that more than half of students have been harassed by professors. More...

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Economists Address Allegations Against Elected Officer

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. The American Economic Association’s Executive Committee addressed allegations of harassment against a recently elected candidate for internal office. “It has come to our attention that one of the recently elected candidates [is] the subject of allegations, being accused of creating a hostile work environment,” the committee said in a statement, denying that either it or the association's nominating committee knew of the allegations ahead of the nomination. More...

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No More Passing the Harasser

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. U of Wisconsin moves forward with plan to disclose misconduct findings against employees to their potential future employers, including other system campuses. Some expect the policy to spread. More...

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The Cyberharassment of an Admissions Interviewer

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. A federal court hearing last week exposed the real-life nightmare faced by an unnamed alumni interviewer for the law school at Georgetown University. It wasn't just that a rejected applicant blamed the alumni interviewer for not getting in, but he engaged in steadily escalating harassment of the interviewer and his family. More...

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$215 Million Settlement in Suit on Abuse at USC

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The law firm representing hundreds of current and former students at the University of Southern California on Friday announced -- and USC confirmed -- a $215 million settlement with the university. More...

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Harassment at the Annual Meeting

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Historians join political scientists in documenting the unprofessional and illegal behavior women experience at annual gatherings. More...

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Careful Consent

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. Author discusses her new book on "hookup culture" on college campuses and how universities can improve their education around sex and Title IX. More...

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Compelled to Speak Out Against Yourself

HomeBy Jeremy Bauer-Wolf. A new lawsuit against UW Madison calls into question whether students can participate in the campus sexual adjudication process without implicating themselves in criminal proceedings. More...

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