Misconduct

Professor at UC Irvine tweets to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor

Professor at UC Irvine takes to Twitter to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor, whom she views as a harasser.

Professor says she's terminating Michigan State as her employer after it ignored her harassment complaints

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Professor says she's "terminating" Michigan State as her employer after it ignored her harassment complaints against an administrator and then pursued what she calls cooked-up research misconduct allegations against her.

Federal complaint against Dartmouth says the college repeatedly ignored reports of three professors' 'Animal House' behavior

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Federal complaint says college repeatedly ignored reports of three former professors' "Animal House" behavior in harassing students.

Some at Michigan asking why music professor was granted tenure soon after misconduct investigation that was later allegedly reopened

Some at Michigan are asking why a famous music professor was granted tenure soon after a misconduct investigation that was later allegedly reopened.

U of Wisconsin System proceeds with plan to disclose misconduct findings against employees to their new employers

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.

Why one academic spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment cases, names and all

Why one scientist spends hours a week putting together a spreadsheet of documented harassment findings, names and all.

When rumors swirled about a professor found dead, Emerson's president risked sharing uncomfortable truths about the late filmmaker's conduct

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When rumors swirled about a professor reported missing and later found dead, Emerson's president risked sharing uncomfortable truths about the late filmmaker's conduct to set the record straight.

Two institutions grapple with how they should deal with revelations of faculty members' histories of sexual misconduct

Two institutions grapple with how they should deal with revelations of faculty members' histories of sexual misconduct. Court orders reinstatement of one.

Some say the particulars of the Ronell harassment case are moot, in that it all comes down to power

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The messy NYU case -- in which a feminist scholar is accused, and in which evidence continues to come out -- morphs into a debate about academic stars.

National Academies report: sexual harassment is costly to science, compliance-based approaches don't work

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National Academies report says sexual harassment is costly to science and that compliance-based approaches to curbing it don't work. Promoting civility and otherwise managing research and learning climates is more effective, it says.

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