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Vanderbilt to host satellite meeting Nov. 19 of National Academies’ Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education

Oct. 31, 2019—Vanderbilt will host a satellite meeting of the first Public Summit of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Action Collaborative on Preventing Sexual Harassment in Higher Education. The campus event is set for Nov. 19 in The Commons Center Multipurpose Room.

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University launches centralized gender harassment web portal

Sep. 6, 2019—A new gender harassment web portal, a cross-campus collaborative effort led by the Office of the Provost, is designed to advance Vanderbilt’s prevention of and response to gender harassment.

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Faculty members appointed to 2019-20 provost committee focused on preventing sexual misconduct

Aug. 30, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente has appointed 12 faculty members to the 2019-20 Provost’s Sexual Misconduct Prevention Committee. The committee will support the university’s ongoing work of creating a campus environment that is safe and friendly for all members of the Vanderbilt community.

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Briefings on National Academies of Sciences sexual harassment study set for Nov. 26

Nov. 19, 2018—Recommendations from the national report “Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine” will be presented on campus Nov. 26.

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Hill explains sexual harassment’s legal history, calls for intersectionality, change

Oct. 29, 2018—Anita Hill's talk on campus, “No Longer Silent: Underrepresented Narratives in Sexual Violence,” was the keynote address during a conference organized by Vanderbilt Student Government.

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View ‘Report on Sexual Harassment of Women’ webinar June 12

May. 30, 2018—Join your Vanderbilt colleagues in viewing a webinar on the public release of a new report, “Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.”

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Companies have little incentive to fight workplace sexual harassment, Vanderbilt economist explains

Mar. 1, 2018—New research by Vanderbilt economist Joni Hersch finds there are not strong enough incentives to push companies to eliminate or mitigate the risk of workplace sexual harassment.

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Panel discussion on sexual harassment in the workplace Feb. 22

Feb. 9, 2018—The Vanderbilt community is invited to a panel discussion Thursday, Feb. 22, titled “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Four Perspectives.” Moderated by Volney Gay, professor of religious studies, psychiatry and behavioral sciences, the discussion runs from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Luton Conference Room of Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, 1601 23rd Ave. S. A reception...

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Work/Life Connections–EAP offers guidance on talking about sexual assault and harassment

Jan. 18, 2018—The Work/Life Connections–Employee Assistance Program offers tips on how to talk about sexual assault and sexual harassment.

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Workers receive higher pay for the risk of sexual harassment on the job

Nov. 17, 2011—Economist Joni Hersch has calculated the first measures of sexual harassment risks at work by industry, age group, and sex. Hersch finds that female workers are six times more likely than male workers to experience sexual harassment on the job.

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