A Test Case for Sexual Harassment

Philosophy professors at the University of Colorado’s flagship campus here thought they were taking a bold step.

They wanted to help solve their field’s longstanding problems over the treatment of women and find ways to improve the climate on their own campus.

But instead, the philosophy department’s decision to invite an outside review has left it struggling to survive after the investigators concluded it was rife with “inappropriate, sexualized unprofessional behavior.”

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