Misconduct

A professor accused of misconduct admits to it and resigns

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Most professors found to have violated Title IX policies don't share it with the world. This one did, as he resigned.

Survey of economics association members finds 48 percent of women have been discriminated against in last 10 years

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Survey of economics association members finds 48 percent of women have been discriminated against on the basis of sex within the last 10 years. Findings on nonwhite, disabled and LGBTQ economists are concerning, too. What will the association do about it?

Michael Kimmel's former student is putting a name and details to those harassment 'rumors'

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A prominent male feminist deferred a sociology award last week over what he called "rumors" about his professional conduct, but now a former student of his is putting a name -- and details -- to the claims.

Case involving professors at Plymouth State raises questions about when it's OK to speak up for those accused of sexual misconduct, if ever

A case involving professors at Plymouth State U raises questions about when it's OK to speak up for colleagues or students accused of sexual misconduct, if ever. In this case, professors defended former student who admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old.

Federal jury says Columbia professor retaliated against former junior faculty member when she complained of harassment

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Federal jury says a professor of business at Columbia retaliated against a former junior faculty member when she complained of harassment. Columbia is liable for retaliation on his behalf.

UC Irvine says it will remove former professor's name from institutions he helped build after finding he harassed women

University of California, Irvine, says it will remove former professor's name from the science institutions he helped build after finding he harassed women.

Professor faces possible disciplinary action after university review finds he harassed and retaliated against student he once dated

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Professor faces possible disciplinary action after East Tennessee State review found he harassed and retaliated against a student he once dated. He lobbied against relationship policy he may have violated.

Essay on 'erotics of mentorship' sets off debate on whether sexuality has any place in academic relationships

Essay on "erotics of mentorship" sets off debate about whether sexuality has any place in academic relationships.

Appeals court sides with Lafayette College after former professor accused of harassment alleges he was fired for being emotional in front of students

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U.S. appeals court sides with Lafayette College after a former professor accused of harassment alleges he was discriminated against and ultimately fired for being emotional in front of students.

Anonymous faculty members at NC State object to job candidate who was ousted from Ohio State

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Anonymous faculty members at NC State object to candidate for professorship who was ousted from a prior position at Ohio State over financial misconduct and other concerns.

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