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Incident 7717 - Resolved

Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specific Discipline: Anthropology
Outcome Year: 2004
Outcome Category: Resigned
Quote: "A former University professor resigned and obtained a new job in academia before his sexual harassment investigation was completed."

"1991: A graduate student accused Blount of trying to kiss her. The complaint was dropped.

1996: Four students made sexual harassment allegations against Blount. All four students dropped their complaints.

2003: An undergraduate student accused Blount of touching her inappropriately. He was found in violation of the policy. The University issued him a letter of reprimand, told him to take a sexual harassment class and eliminate interactions with undergraduates.

2003: A female professor issued a sexual harassment complaint against Blount.

2004: Blount resigned before the Office of Legal Affairs completed the investigation. All parties involved in the investigation agreed not to discuss it."
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