sexual misconduct

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. April 15, 2021

    SAPAC, CAPS form care team for student sexual misconduct survivors

    The university has launched a new Survivor Care Team that combines advocacy with therapy to better address the specific needs of students who are survivors of sexual misconduct. 

  8. March 25, 2021

    President outlines effort to improve campus culture

    U-M will soon begin a formal effort to improve the culture of the institution as it relates to sexual and gender-based misconduct through a process that engages the community in the co-creation of change.

  9. March 23, 2021

    New panel of faculty, staff, students will advise Title IX coordinator

    The U-M Office for Institutional Equity is creating an advisory committee of students, faculty and staff to provide perspectives and input on matters related to sexual and gender-based misconduct.

  10. February 18, 2021

    Statement by Board of Regents Chair Denise Ilitch

    Statement by Board of Regents Chair Denise Ilitch regarding the ongoing work around efforts to address sexual misconduct.