Case: Dartmouth

An Update on 5 Colleges’ Legal Battles Against Sexual Misconduct Lawsuits

January 29th, 2019

Several major universities are fighting their own sexual harassment and sexual abuse cases. Here’s an update on their efforts. By Sue Reisinger A year ago this month sports doctor Larry Nassar was sent to prison for sexually abusing student athletes at Michigan State University. Now several other major universities are fighting their own sexual harassment […]

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Dartmouth Rolls Out Sexual Harassment Plan After Seven Women Filed Suit

January 4th, 2019

Neetu Chandak | Education and Politics Reporter Dartmouth College announced Thursday it will roll out a sexual harassment plan that aims to revise and clarify sexual misconduct policies. The Ivy League university’s announcement follows after seven women sued the New Hampshire school in November over allegations that three professors fostered drunken environments, which encouraged sexual […]

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Amid sexual misconduct scandal, Dartmouth seeks to end ‘abuse of power’

January 4th, 2019

By Hallie Busta Dive Brief: Less than two months after a lawsuit alleged a “21st-century Animal House” culture in one academic department, Dartmouth College on Thursday announced plans for an external review of all academic departments, the creation of a single sexual misconduct policy and the expansion of its Title IX office, among other initiatives […]

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Dartmouth College outlines steps to address sexual harassment

January 4th, 2019

Dartmouth College has come under increased criticism for how it dealt with allegations that three former psychology professors sexually harassed and assaulted students. By Deirdre Fernandes GLOBE STAFF Dartmouth College will require online sexual harassment training for all faculty, staff, and graduate students, bring in outside experts to review its culture, and expand mental-health services, […]

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New Campus Climate Initiative at Dartmouth

January 4th, 2019

By Colleen Flaherty Dartmouth College on Thursday announced a new Campus Climate and Culture Initiative aimed at curbing sexual harassment and misconduct. The announcement comes weeks after Dartmouth was sued by seven female former students who said the college mishandled their misconduct complaints about three former professors of psychological and brain sciences who resigned or […]

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Dartmouth College announces plan to fight sexual misconduct

January 3rd, 2019

Plan comes in wake of scandal involving three former professors By Michael Casey, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. — In the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal involving professors, Dartmouth College announced plans Thursday for an outside review of all academic departments, a revisal of its sexual misconduct policy and other measures meant to create an […]

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Dartmouth Unveils New Plan to Strengthen Harassment Prevention, Response

January 3rd, 2019

By BRITTA GREENE Dartmouth College today detailed a new plan to combat sexual harassment and violence, an effort first announced last month. The move follows a federal lawsuit filed against the school by seven current and former students, alleging administrators knowingly failed to protect them from abuse. The plaintiffs claim former members of Dartmouth’s prestigious […]

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Dartmouth College releases plan to address sexual harassment

January 3rd, 2019

Mike Cronin News Reporter In the wake of a sexual misconduct scandal involving professors, Dartmouth College announced plans Thursday for an outside review of all academic departments, a revisal of its sexual misconduct policy and other measures aimed at creating an environment free from “the abuse of power.” Click here to see the video

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Dartmouth College announces new initiative to combat sexual harassment

January 3rd, 2019

By Emanuella Grinberg and Sarah Jorgensen, CNN (CNN) Dartmouth College says it is launching a new initiative to combat sexual harassment and abuses of power on campus. But a lawyer for seven women who are suing the university over its handling of sexual harassment allegations say the efforts “miss the mark.” The announcement comes nearly […]

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Dartmouth College announces plans to combat sexual misconduct

January 3rd, 2019

By PAUL FEELY New Hampshire Union Leader HANOVER — Dartmouth College officials on Thursday announced plans for an outside review of each of the school’s academic departments and revisions to its sexual misconduct policy as part of efforts to promote a campus environment free from “abuse of power.” Thursday’s announcement came almost two months after […]

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