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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