In Sex-Harassment Cases, No One is Happy With Colleges’ Response
“This was the dawn of a new awakening,” says Saundra K. Schuster, a lawyer for the National Center for Higher Education Risk Management, which consults with colleges on sexual-misconduct investigations.
While most of the attention on campuses related to Title IX centers on problems between students, the letter also put colleges on notice that they must fairly handle students’ complaints against professors. Institutions must respond to those in a uniform way, says Ms. Schuster, one that attempts to support students who complain, stop any misbehavior, and prevent it from recurring.
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