When professors leave one job due to sexual harassment allegations, they can land new jobs and repeat the behavior elsewhere, a recent case involving the University of Delaware and San Diego State University suggests.
By Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
Did the University of Delaware enable a known sexual harasser to continue to work with students? That’s what one former Delaware faculty leader says regarding Vincent Martin, a former tenured professor of Spanish there. The university says it can’t comment on a private personnel matter. But if the accusations are true, Martin’s case could be part of the “pass the harasser” phenomenon in higher education some say is all too common.
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