U. launches Title IX investigation into German professor amid student complaints

After two female graduate students in the tiny German department left abruptly last year — leaving men to outnumber women two to one — student pressure forced administrators to organize a town hall. A third female graduate student was gone by the end of the year.  They said the department’s treatment of women had affected their work and research and was a key factor in their departure. The University’s Title IX office opened an investigation into a German professor this summer.


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