CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University has placed a professor on administrative leave following a series of sexual misconduct allegations.
In an email sent to students Sunday, the university’s Faculty of the Arts and Sciences dean Michael Smith says Professor Jorge Dominguez is on leave effective immediately pending a “full and fair review of the facts.”READ MORE: 1-To-3 Inches Of Rain Coming, Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Thursday Morning
Smith says the FAS will not tolerate sexual harassment, and he encourages anyone who has witnessed sexual harassment to come forward.
A Harvard spokeswoman has declined to comment further on the suspension.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine Mandate Ordered For All Nursing Home Workers In Massachusetts
The women claim he touched them inappropriately, and one former colleague says he tried to kiss her multiple times.MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
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