ERIC Number: ED157481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Sexual Harassment: A Hidden Issue.
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women.
A discussion of sexual harassment on college and university campuses addresses a number of questions and issues: myths of sexual harassment; what is sexual harassment, how widespread is it, and why are women reluctant to talk about it?; sexual harassment and the law; is harassment a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (for employees) or of Title IX (for students)?; can an employer ignore complaints of harassment?; can damages be awarded to persons successfully claiming harassment?; Title IX and grievance procedures; and implications for institutions. A list of institutions that have worked on the issue and a bibliography are included. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, College Administration, College Students, Court Litigation, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation, Females, Grievance Procedures, Higher Education, Sex Discrimination
Project on the Status and Education of Women, Association of American Colleges, 1818 R Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women.