Post Tagged with: "sexual harassment"

SAMUEL NELSON/THE HOYA | Participants at listening sessions expressed concern on DOE proposals for narrowing the definition of sexual misconduct and raising the standard of proof in Title IX hearing processes, among other issues.

University Releases Draft Comment on Title IX Proposals

The Georgetown community can now review the draft of the university’s comment to the U.S. Department of Education regarding proposed Title IX reforms. Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson and Vice President for Institutional Diversity and Equity Rosemary Kilkenny shared the document in a Wednesday email and welcomed student[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Campus News, Features, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Intervene for Safer GU Community

This editorial discusses sexual assault. Please refer to the end of the article for on- and off- campus resources. “I don’t think about it.” When Jackson Katz, co-founder of harassment prevention organization Mentors in Violence Prevention, asked men what they did every day to guard against being sexually assaulted for[Read More…]

by October 26, 2018 0 comments Editorial
Jeff Bernstein (GRD '85), a member of the advisory board to the Master of Science in Foreign Service program, resigned his post Monday after tweeting an abusive message to a female conservative commentator.

MSFS Board Member Resigns After Wishing ‘#MeToo Moment’ on Female Commentator

A member of the advisory board for Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service program resigned Monday after posting a tweet on Saturday evening that appeared to condone sexual harassment of a female conservative commentator. Jeff Bernstein (GRD ’85), formerly a managing director at Pennsylvania-based advisory firm Solebury Capital,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Metro Surveys Sexual Harassment Cases

Seventy-seven percent of riders sexually harassed on the Metrorail do not report the incident, according to an inaugural survey measuring awareness and reporting of sexual harassment on the Metro released by the Washington Metro Transit Police on April 12. With data collected from 1,000 respondents over the course of the[Read More…]

by April 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Track Program Under 2 Investigations

Following public allegations made against the track and field program this week, Georgetown University released a statement detailing an ongoing investigation of inappropriate behavior Friday. The university expressed concern over the misconduct and said that steps will be taken to eliminate this sort of behavior. “Although not every student-athlete engaged[Read More…]

by July 18, 2015 7 comments News, Sports

Metro Crime Rate Falls to Five-Year Low

Crime rates on the Washington, D.C. Metro are at a five-year low, according to a new report released by the Metro Transit Police Department Jan. 30. The report shows that incidences of serious crimes, such as homicide and aggravated assault, saw a significant reduction of around 27 percent in 2014.[Read More…]

by February 10, 2015 0 comments City News

University Addresses Catcalling

In light of recent student media reports of harassment and catcalling directed at female students by construction workers on campus, Georgetown administrators have contacted the Whiting-Turner Contracting Company this week to denounce the practice and prevent its recurrence. Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management Robin Morey sent a letter[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News