two new allegations of Moretti sexually harassing graduate students have surfaced: one from a woman who says she had to set a dog loose to get Moretti to stop propositioning her and leave her house late at night and another incident described by multiple sources who say Moretti lost a job opportunity at Johns Hopkins after a graduate student reported that he touched her inappropriately.
Two women have recently made public accusations of sexual assault against Stanford professors, one of whom is now deceased and one of whom is retired.
Franco Moretti, Stanford professor emeritus in the English department, faces allegations of sexual assault, harassment and rape made by Kimberly Latta, his former graduate student at UC Berkeley.
Founded in 1980 to support advanced research in areas ranging from history to philosophy to literature and more, the Stanford Humanities Center hosts about 50 fellows and about 50 public events per year.
After repeated delays, a committee assembled by the University in early 2016 to establish principles for renaming campus buildings and landmarks expects to release its conclusions by the end of fall quarter.
Students in Graduate School of Business (GSB) class GSBGEN 383: “Practical Policy and Politics” had a particularly high-profile guest speaker Thursday morning: Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, who visited Stanford before heading to a school in Milpitas.
The Stanford Board of Trustees announced Tuesday that the University will not divest from various companies associated with the private prison industry that a student group submitted for review last fall.
Stanford made a 13.1 percent return on its investments the past fiscal year, slightly above the 12.9 return-on-investment that U.S. higher education institutions as a whole experienced during that same period.