Testimony #34

“I was sexually harassed by a male colleague for almost a year….the situation was brought to the attention of Princeton's Title IX officer, though at that point, it was done to protect the University's interests rather than my own - the individual who reported to Title IX was worried that I would have grounds to sue the University…it was the HANDLING of the situation, rather than the situation itself that made me feel completely powerless - my professional life changed dramatically…”

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Testimony #33

“… in the MAE department. A number of women chose to speak out against a male graduate student [redacted] for constant verbal sexual harassment…Despite testimony from numerous men and women in the department, [redacted] received effectively no punishment…No one came out of this process better, and students continue to be harassed due to the Title IX office's negligence…Fewer than half the usual number of female students accepted the offer to join MAE as grad students this year due to such absurd treatment”

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Testimony #32

“A couple years ago a student I knew through a University-sponsored organization assaulted a friend of mine, who he had met through that organization. In the process of having him removed, it became clear that he was a repeat offender, and had been reported multiple times…Why was he not removed from his position in this university-sponsored organization and from a job on campus that put him in touch with potential victims…?…”

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Testimony #31

“… I know that no matter how I try to protect myself and the people around me, it is a tsunami too big to dodge, stop, or fight my way out of….I know from this collection of stories surrounding me that these survivors' cases were inconsistently handled by Princeton's Title IX office. Some were protected; some were neglected. Some abusers were handled fairly, given rehabilitative counseling or punished; some were not…”

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Testimony #30

“My Freshman year, a few friends and I got to know this strange guy who would brag about stalking girls on campus. It turned out that he had been reported to the DSL in his res college who apparently just suggested that he see a therapist, told him to stop and let him go on his way with no disciplinary action…”

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