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Tag: Sexual Harrassment
Northwestern Faculty Alarmed by Hiring of Controversial Athletic Director
Six female Northwestern University faculty have sent an open letter to Provost Kathleen Hagerty regarding Northwestern’s announcement of Mike Polisky as its next athletic director. They are also planning to protest Friday with a march to President Morton Schapiro’s house, Chicago Tribune reported. Polisky – who had been Northwestern’s deputy athletic director for external affairs, […]
May 6, 2021
Report Finds Holyoke Mayor Not in Violation of Sexual Harassment and Consensual Relations Policies
A report has found that although Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse pursued dating or sexual relationships with University of Massachusetts students, these actions – while he was an adjunct professor – did not violate UMass’s sexual harassment or consensual relations policies, Daily Hampshire Gazette reported. Morse was a UMass adjunct instructor of Urban Government and Policies […]
January 14, 2021
Akron U Diving Coach Resigns Amid Allegations of Secretly Taping Female Students
Amid allegations that he had videotaped female students without their knowledge or consent, diving coach Chris Medvedeff has resigned from his long-time post at Ohio’s Akron University, reported Fox 8. His resignation comes a day after the school had suspended him. Hired in 1998, Medvedeff had been the only head coach in the history of […]
March 12, 2020
Social Justice in Action: Creating a Climate of RESPECT at Associational Meetings
Determining how best to respond to reports of discrimination, bias and sexual harassment is an important human rights issue in the United States and around the world today. One approach is to adopt a social justice framework.
May 29, 2019
Experts: Players and Coaches Face Dramatically Different Judgments
The three-game suspension of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer has not only drawn criticism for being inadequate given the circumstances, but has cast a spotlight on the disparate punishments assessed players and coaches.
August 27, 2018
Faculty Alleges Kansas College Head Forged Hostile Workplace
WICHITA, Kan. — Garden City Community College trustees are searching for an independent investigator to look into faculty allegations that the college’s president has created a hostile workplace and has jeopardized the college’s accreditation, the board’s attorney said Friday. The move stems from a 28-page report dated May 8 from the faculty senate accusing college […]
May 20, 2018
University of Minnesota Settles Harassment Claims for $300K
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota paid nearly $300,000 to settle sexual harassment complaints related to former athletic director Norwood Teague, newly released documents show. Teague resigned in 2015 after two high-ranking administrators said he sexually harassed them at a senior leadership retreat at Breezy Point Resort in Pequot Lakes. He apologized for what he […]
May 1, 2018
Report Details Evidence of Sexual Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior at APSA Annual Meetings
A new study by the American Political Science Association found that a “sizable” minority of women have experienced harassment or other inappropriate behavior at the annual meeting of the APSA.
January 3, 2018
University of Alaska System Agrees to Resolve Issues in Federal Review
JUNEAU, Alaska — The University of Alaska system has agreed to resolve issues stemming from a federal review of its handling of campus sexual assault and sexual harassment cases. The agreement, signed by system President Jim Johnsen on Friday and released Monday, outlines steps the system will need to take over the next several years. […]
February 20, 2017
Nebraska Frat Denies Making Vulgar Remarks at Women’s March
LINCOLN, Neb. — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is investigating allegations that members of a fraternity made vulgar comments during the Women’s March on Lincoln. An internal investigation by the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity chapter at the university turned up no wrongdoing, adviser Joe Skradski said. He said the allegations are false and have created an […]
January 29, 2017
Crude Trump Train Keeps on Rolling
Just when you thought that this political season could not get anymore bizarre, it sure did.
October 12, 2016
Colleges may get Help Fighting ‘Revenge Porn’
A proposed law that would punish people who publish “revenge porn” online will likely be put forth in the next Congress, but how effective ― if passed ― will the measure be in combating the practice on college campuses?
October 3, 2016
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