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Incidents at New York University

Total: 7


Incident 9001

Status: Resolved
Role: Administrator
Position: Athletic Director
Discipline: Athletics
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Outcome Year: 2023
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Quote: "Stuart Robinson is no longer employed as NYU’s athletics director as of Wednesday night following an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behavior, according to a departmentwide email obtained by WSN.

“I am writing to inform you that Stuart Robinson is no longer employed at NYU,” wrote Jason Pina, senior vice president for university life, in the email. “While I know change is difficult and unsettling, I will continue to work with all of you to provide an ever-improving student-athlete experience.”

Robinson’s departure comes weeks after he was placed on administrative leave after sexual misconduct accusations from within the department. He began working at NYU in 2020. "
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Incident 9064

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position:
Discipline: Arts and Humanities
Specific Discipline: Film & TV
Outcome Year: 2023
Outcome Category: No Known Outcome for Respondent
Quote: "In November, she received an email from the OEO — which she provided to WSN — saying that Benevides’ behavior, as described through “testimonial evidence and documentary evidence,” constituted sexual and gender-based harassment. The email also said the case had been referred to the Office of the Provost, Tisch’s dean and Human Resources.

“This letter will serve to notify you that we have concluded our investigation,” the email read. “Based on careful review, the OEO has determined that the evidence presented supports the finding of a violation of the University’s Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy.”
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Incident 8132

Status: Ongoing
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Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category:
Quote: Investigation ongoing
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Incident 7457

Status: Resolved
Person: Avital Ronell
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities
Specific Discipline: Literature
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Quote: "Avital Ronell, lauded as “one of the most original, bold and surprising” thinkers in modern academia, has been banned from teaching for a year following an 11-month investigation."
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Incident 7456

Status: Resolved
Person: James Stuckey
Role: Administrator
Position: Dean
Discipline: Business
Specific Discipline: Real Estate
Outcome Year: 2012
Outcome Category: Resigned
Quote: "Stuckey, on the other hand, does not have a job at the university. Soon after the alleged incident, he resigned from NYU citing “health reasons.”"

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Incident 7455

Status: Resolved
Person: Cliff Eisen
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities
Specific Discipline: Music
Outcome Year: 1997
Outcome Category: Jury / Judge Finding - Civil Case, No Known Outcome for Respondent
Quote: "A transsexual student at New York University has proved in court that she was sexually harassed by one of her professors...Jennifer Miles accused Cliff Eisen, an assistant professor of musicology, of making unwelcome advances to her in 1993 during tutorial sessions."
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Incident 8596

Status: Ongoing
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