Chinese university sacks professor over sexual harassment

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13 January 2018 00:31:07 WN.com - Asia News

Beihang University in Beijing said in a message on its official microblog late Thursday that an investigation had found that Chen Xiaowu's behavior had violated professional ethics and created an "odious influence on society." The official China News Service says the move followed accusations of sexual harassment against Chen by Luo Xixi, a Chinese academic now based in the U.S., and six other women. ...... Full article on Chinese university sacks professor over sexual harassment

Vice All News Time13 January 2018 00:31:07


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Chinese university sacks professor over sexual misconduct

7.0284534 12 January 2018 09:04:13 WN.com - Asia News

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese university has sacked a prestigious scholar following accusations of sexual misconduct against him by multiple women, the result of a campaign heralded by his chief accuser as the start of a Chinese chapter of the #MeToo movement. Beihang University in Beijing said in a message on its official microblog late Thursday that an investigation found that Chen Xiaowu’s behavior had violated professional ethics and created an “odious influence on society.” It said Chen has been relieved of his duties,...

Vice All News Time12 January 2018 09:04:13


Chinese university sacks professor over sexual harassment

4.80492 12 January 2018 07:42:39 WN.com - Asia News

A Chinese university has sacked a prestigious scholar following accusations of sexual harassment against him by multiple women. ......

Vice All News Time12 January 2018 07:42:39


Universities face #MeToo movement over sexual harassment

2.6498106 29 December 2017 21:40:34 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON — When Celeste Kidd was a graduate student of neuroscience at the University of Rochester she says a professor supervising her made her life unbearable by stalking her, making demeaning comments about her weight and talking about sex. Ten years on and now a professor of neuroscience at the university, Kidd is taking legal action. She has filed a federal lawsuit against the school alleging that it mishandled its sexual harassment investigation into the professor's actions and then retaliated against her and her colleagues for reporting the misconduct. "We are trying to bring transparency to a system that is corrupt," Kidd told The Associated Press. Academia —...

Vice All News Time29 December 2017 21:40:34


Universities face #MeToo movement over sexual harassment

2.2081754 29 December 2017 02:56:16 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON — When Celeste Kidd was a graduate student of neuroscience at the University of Rochester she says a professor supervising her made her life unbearable by stalking her, making demeaning comments about her weight and talking about sex.Ten years on and now a professor of neuroscience at the university, Kidd is taking legal action. She has filed a federal lawsuit against the school alleging that it mishandled its sexual ......

Vice All News Time29 December 2017 02:56:16


Universities face #MeToo movement over sexual harassment

2.075433 28 December 2017 20:13:03 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON — When Celeste Kidd was a graduate student of neuroscience at the University of Rochester she says a professor supervising her made her life unbearable by stalking her, making demeaning comments about her weight and talking about sex.Ten years on and now a professor of neuroscience at the......

Vice All News Time28 December 2017 20:13:03


University staff harasses sexual harassment

2.075433 19 June 2017 19:56:20 The Bangladesh Today

Sally Weale and David Batty: Harassment of students is widespread but remains invisible, partly because of confidentiality clauses, say campaigners Universities’ use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in sexual harassment cases involving staff and students is allowing alleged perpetrators to move to other institutions where they could offend again, according to academics, lawyers and campaigners. They The post University staff harasses sexual harassment appeared first on The Bangladesh Today .

Vice All News Time19 June 2017 19:56:20


Instead of resigning over sexual harassment claims, Colombia’s ombudsman sacks assistant

2.075433 28 January 2016 06:16:06 TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS

Colombia Reports Instead of resigning, Colombia’s ombudsman fired his assistant ombudsman on Tuesday amid piling accusations that the ombudsman sexually harassed and bullied subordinates. In a press statement, Ombudsman Jorge Armando Otalora announced the resignation of his right-hand man, Vice-Ombudsman Esiquio Manuel Sanchez. Media had been speculating Otalora was set to announce his own resignation, but were surprised when the Ombudsman’s Office announced the resignation of the number two of the institution. The vice-ombudsman is the second to leave the institution since Otalora’s alleged sexual harassment practices and a photo of what would be his penis came to the public light. On Monday, the ombudsman’s

Vice null Time28 January 2016 06:16:06


Caltech suspends professor for sexual harassment

2.0586915 14 January 2016 10:55:41 WN.com - World News

The California Institute of Technology, better known as Caltech, is being applauded for suspending a professor accused of sexual harassment by two graduate students. Caltech officials sent a letter to faculty and staff acknowledging the situation, saying "there was unambiguous gender-based...

Vice All News Time14 January 2016 10:55:41


Northwestern University professor accused of sexual harassment resigns

1.9832402 03 November 2015 19:14:18 WN.com - World News

A Northwestern University professor who was accused of sexual harassment by a student, spurring five lawsuits, resigned Monday in the midst of termination proceedings at the north suburban school. Peter Ludlow, a philosophy professor, resigned Monday and is no longer employed by the university, according to a statement from...

Vice All News Time03 November 2015 19:14:18


Moroccan University Professor Suspended For Sexually Harassing His Students

1.9832402 29 June 2015 15:54:58 Morocco World News

Rabat - The University Ibn Tofail was rocked by a scandal involving a university professor, who allegedly promised his students good marks in exchange for sexual favors. The Moroccan teacher was suspended from office by the Ministry of Higher Education Scientific Research and Professional Training for sexually harassing his students. Offended by his “heinous acts,” a student was able to catch the teacher on tape when he attempted to harass her and submitted the recording to the Ministry.With the company of her father, the student filed a law suit against the teacher for sexual harassments. The Ministry of Higher Education suspended the teacher immediately after receiving the recording. The Ministry opened an investigation to authenticate the recording before presenting the teacher before the disciplinary board. Moroccan new Penal Code draft law toughens punishment against perpetrators of rape and sexual harassment. The draft law also contains provisions against the authors of letters, photographs, audio, or video recordings deemed sexual or that have sexual purposes. The punishment is doubled if the offense is committed by a colleague in the workplace or persons responsible for ensuring public order or safety in public spaces. The post Moroccan University Professor Suspended For Sexually Harassing His Students appeared first on Morocco World News .

Vice All News Time29 June 2015 15:54:58