September 16, 2021

sexual misconduct

  1. July 15, 2021

    Working group on culture change members

    The working group reports to the president and is sponsored by the university’s three executive vice presidents.

  2. July 15, 2021

    Remarks regarding U-M’s approach to dealing with sexual misconduct

    Comments from University of Michigan regents and others regarding the university’s changes in how it will address sexual and gender-based misconduct. Board of Regents Chair Jordan Acker This is an important day for the University and our community. Today we continue the process of holding the University of Michigan accountable for harms that happened on…
  3. July 15, 2021

    Addressing sexual misconduct at U-M

    U-M has announced sweeping revisions to how it will address sexual misconduct, including the creation of a new office with significant new resources for support, education and prevention.

  4. July 15, 2021

    U-M overhauls its approach to addressing sexual misconduct

    Revisions to how U-M will address sexual misconduct include the creation of the new Equity, Civil Rights and Title IX Office, with significant new resources for support, education and prevention.

  5. July 15, 2021

    Working group to develop cultural change process, survey U-M community

    The university has established a working group on culture change to create an environment of mutual respect and accountability that is free of retaliation, where everyone can feel safe to report misconduct and feel supported throughout the process.

  6. July 15, 2021

    Policy prohibits most supervisor-employee relationships

    U-M has put in place a best-in-class policy that prohibits a supervisor from initiating or attempting to initiate an intimate relationship with anyone they supervise.

  7. July 15, 2021

    Revised policy adds process for revoking emeritus status

    The university has revised its policy on emeritus and emerita status for retired faculty members to include, for the first time, a process to revoke that status for misconduct or other compelling circumstances.

  8. July 12, 2021

    Title IX Coordinator Advisory Committee

    The university has established an advisory committee of students, faculty and staff to provide perspectives and input on policies, procedures, prevention efforts and other matters related to sexual and gender-based misconduct.

  9. May 20, 2021

    Leadership team set for cultural change working group

    President Mark Schlissel appointed the leadership team for a universitywide effort to establish new community expectations around sexual harassment intervention and prevention policies.

  10. May 11, 2021

    Report: U-M officials overlooked ‘destructive pattern’ of misconduct

    An investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct by former U-M physician Robert E. Anderson found he engaged in a “pervasive, decades-long, destructive pattern of sexual misconduct” involving hundreds of U-M students.