UC Berkeley’s disciplinary process in Title IX cases is utterly flawed

CAMPUS ISSUES: Why is a UC Berkeley professor who was found to have more likely than not violated Title IX policies allowed to return to campus?

Students crowding around door with sign that reads "On sabbatical" with the word "Suspended" crossed out
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A Title IX investigation found that UC Berkeley professor Alan Tansman had more likely than not harassed a student. His “punishment” is a two years suspension –– one of which is paid sabbatical –– before we will be able to return to campus. Allowing Tansman this privilege sends a clear message to the student body: A professor’s livelihood is more valuable than that of survivors.
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A club watching a presentation on consent training presented by the LEAD center

UC Berkeley students must be properly educated on sexual violence and sexual harassment

CAMPUS ISSUES: The responses to a recent anonymous Facebook post showed how little students know about supporting survivors

Earlier this month, an anonymous Facebook post on the Confessions from UC Berkeley page sparked a campuswide conversation about sexual violence within the tech community. And while the efforts clubs are making to raise awareness about this issue are promising, they also point to an appalling truth: how little students know about addressing and responding to sexual violence.
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Title IX documents reveal wave of sexual misconduct cases at UC Davis

These Title IX investigations, which were obtained by The Daily Californian through a California Public Records Act, or CPRA, request, make up the second wave of UC Davis cases that have been revealed to the public. Earlier this year, UC Davis disclosed documentation of 14 other investigations of university SVSH policy violations.
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