The professor argued that beyond the shocking lengths parents will go to get their children into top schools, the influx of unskilled and entitled students is ruining the college experience itself: monopolizing faculty time and creating a palpable strain on the system. The piece sparked a wave of responses from readers, many of them professors in the US and around the world. With permission we have published a selection, which have been edited for clarity and brevity.
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Princeton University terminated Sergio Verdu, former Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, for violating a policy prohibiting sexual relationships between professors and students they supervise or evaluate, NJ. Verdu was previously disciplined, via additional sexual harassment training, for misconduct inafter a graduate student said he invited her over to his home to watch movies involving sex and then touched her on her upper thigh and stomach. Verdu denied those allegations.
Critics call on University of Oklahoma leaders to go beyond cutting ties with the former president facing allegations of sexual misconduct -- and to be public about what investigations have found. When the University of Oklahoma announced this month that its popular former president was cutting all ties to the institution, its administrators strongly indicated -- without directly saying so -- that ending the relationship effectively released the university from any responsibility for continuing to investigate, or for acting on sexual misconduct allegations against former president David Boren. The university leaders' response was surprising given the seriousness of the accusations against Boren, a former U.
Alan Tansman will be off work for a year without pay and then on a previously scheduled sabbatical. The San Francisco Chronicle first reported the suspension, citing documents it obtained. Tansman could not be reached for comment, but Gilmore wrote that the professor agreed to the suspension in negotiations with the university to settle the matter shortly before it was to be heard by a tenure committee of the Academic Senate.
Meeting Title IX requirements should be the minimum, not the maximum, of what higher ed institutions do to support their staff and students. The sexual misconduct secret is out. The metoo movement revealed the dirty underbelly of higher education: workplace sexual harassment in the STEM fields, rampant sexual assault in sororities and fraternities, professors offering recommendation letters in exchange for dates.
May 14, pm Updated May 14, pm. John Jay College of Criminal Justice is moving to fire three professors over a sex and drugs scandal first revealed by The Postthe school announced Tuesday. Last year, The Post exclusively reported that the three professors had been placed on leave amid complaints of sexual harassment.
The complaint in Manhattan federal court is the latest episode in a sex scandal that has roiled the Midtown school, which is part of the public City University of New York system. The teachers — Ric Curtis, Anthony Marcus, Barry Spunt and Leonardo Dominguez — were part of a debauched group of faculty based in a suite of offices they called "The Swamp" who harassed and assaulted students, says the complaint brought by the graduates, Claudia Cojocaru and Naomi Haber. A law firm representing the women, Wigdor LLP, identified them in a press release.
Lagos, Nigeria CNN A Nigerian court has denied bail to university professor Richard Akindele, charged with four counts of corruption after allegedly demanding sex from a female student. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.