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OSU Names New Head Of New Sexual Harassment Unit

May 10, 2019

Credit Ohio State University

Ohio State University has appointed a new head of the office that oversees responses to sexual harassment and other reports of discrimination.  

The school says Katherine Lasher comes to the Office of Institutional Equity after holding a similar  post at Central Michigan University since 2013.  The office was first announced in August after the Sexual Civility and Empowerment unit was closed amid claimsome victims were told they were lying or fabricating their stories. Records also showed some SCE workers subjected victims to re-traumatizing treatment.