Misconduct

Professor says she was fired for refusing to disclose a victim's name

Professor says Goodwin College fired her for refusing to reveal the identity of a student who confided that another professor wanted sex in exchange for better grades. What kind of confidentiality does Title IX allow for?

Study: Academic dishonesty extends to faculty résumés

Faculty search committees take note: academic dishonesty extends to CVs, according to a new study.

UC Davis is latest institution to adopt a reference check policy to stem faculty misconduct

University of California, Davis, is latest institution to adopt a reference check policy in fight against faculty misconduct. 

Institutions generally don't have provisions against professors dating students they just taught

Institutions tend to either ban student-faculty dating altogether or where a supervisory relationship exists. But they don't ever say professors can't date students who were recently -- sometimes very recently -- in their classes.

Harvard revokes emeritus status and retirement privileges from professor who harassed women for decades

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Harvard revokes emeritus status and retirement privileges from professor who was found to have harassed women for decades.

Duke Ph.D. wants to know why professor facing multiple harassment allegations was honored

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A Duke U Ph.D., now a professor at U of Oklahoma, wants to know why a professor at Duke facing multiple harassment allegations -- including hers -- was honored by the university and on her former department's social media.

Former photography professor at U of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased sexual misconduct investigation

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A former professor at University of the Arts says he was terminated without a hearing after a biased investigation based on allegations that he greeted one colleague at a meeting with a kiss and mistakenly gave another a hotel room key instead of a business card.

New paper says slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises comprehensive prevention

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Slapping faculty harassers on the wrists compromises the comprehensive prevention to which institutions are legally and ethically bound, according to a new paper.

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.

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