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Statistics


Cornell Policy 6.4 Formal Complaints Against Students During the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 Academic Years

This table includes formal complaints of sexual violence and sexual harassment against students in Ithaca-based programs as defined by and resolved under the procedures set forth in Policy 6.4 prior to Aug 1, 2016. The Title IX Office plans to release similar data for the 2016-2107 academic year after all formal complaints are resolved.

Prohibited Conduct[*] Outcome Sanction Gender Identity
Complainant Respondent
 

 

Formal Complaints of Sexual Violence (24 Total)

Defined as: “A broad term that refers to physical acts perpetrated without consent or when a person is incapable of giving consent. This includes rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual abuse, and sexual coercion.”
Responsible Dismissal F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Suspension M F
Responsible Dismissal F M
Responsible Dismissal F M
Responsible Dismissal M M
Responsible Suspension M M
Responsible Probation F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Probation F M
Complaint Dismissed N/A F M
Not Responsible N/A F M
Not Responsible N/A M F
Not Responsible N/A F M
Not Responsible N/A F M
Not Responsible N/A F M
Not Responsible N/A F M
Not Responsible N/A M M
Not Responsible N/A F M

Sexual Harassment (8 Total)

Defined as: “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, or other . . . conduct of a sexual nature that unreasonably interferes with the individual’s work or academic performance, or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive working or learning environment.”
Responsible Dismissal F M
Responsible Dismissal F M
Responsible Dismissal F M
Responsible Suspension F M
Responsible Dismissal F M
Not Responsible N/A F F
Not Responsible N/A F M
Not Responsible N/A F M

[*] The formal complaints listed above involve 31 complainants and 24 respondents, some of whom may be involved in multiple formal complaints.  All of the respondents found responsible of sexual harassment were the subject of multiple sexual harassment or sexual violence complaints.


For more information regarding bias incidents reported to the university, including the 134 reports of sexual and related misconduct in FY16, please visit https://hr.cornell.edu/our-culture-diversity/diversity-inclusion/harassment-discrimination-and-bias-reporting/bias-tracking.

To see results and analysis of the campus climate survey on sexual assault and sexual misconduct conducted in the spring of 2015, please visit http://share.cornell.edu/cornell-data/2015-campus-climate-survey-on-sexual-assault-and-sexual-misconduct/.


 

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