Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Just follow the rules, even if they conflict

From Inside Higher Ed comes an article that describes why universities will have a hard time dealing with issues of sexual harassment/assault:

The U.S. Department of Education is seeking to help block the release of records about how the University of Montana punished a student accused of sexual assault, citing student privacy laws -- at a time when the Obama administration is pressuring colleges to become more transparent about the issue...

Full story at 

We have been noting the practical problems UCLA and other universities will have dealing with an issue that in some cases is basically a crime/police matter. And we have noted that there can be cases in which faculty are in one way or another caught in the middle.

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