Incidents at University of Washington

Total: 6


Incident 8458

Status: Resolved
Person: John Sahr
Role: Administrator
Position:
Discipline: Engineering
Specific Discipline: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal), Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Specific Outcome: "The investigation has found inappropriate conduct with two students, including a 17-year-old undergraduate who was a Robinson Center student when Sahr was interim director from 2008 to 2010. Sahr’s conduct violated Executive Order 31 (the UW’s policy regarding sexual misconduct and other forms of harassment) and the UW’s conflict of interest policies." "remains prohibited from coming to campus and engaging with students indefinitely."

12/03/20: “Due to the seriousness of the findings of the investigation and pursuant to the University’s faculty code, the Provost initiated a comprehensive adjudication proceeding for tenure removal and termination. The adjudication proceeding has concluded and Sahr’s employment was terminated on Nov. 12, and his tenure has been revoked."
Last updated: Dec 4, 2020 10:00 am

Incident 8341

Status: Resolved
Person: Roy Shick
Role: Administrator
Position: Senior Associate Athletic Director
Discipline: Athletics
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2018
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned after finding. Settlement to pay for victim's therapy. Accused hired as President of Grand Canyon University and fired when finding made public.
Last updated: Jun 14, 2019 12:47 pm

Incident 7846

Status: Resolved
Person: Michael Katze
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Bioscience
Specific Discipline: Bioscience
Outcome Year: 2016
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: Violated school’s sexual harassment policies; fired
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 4:17 pm

Incident 8484

Status: Resolved
Person: Yuval Peres
Role: Faculty
Position:
Discipline: Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Specific Discipline: Mathematics
Outcome Year: 2012
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: "The UW Office of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action confirmed that Peres resigned from his affiliate position in 2012 “after receiving notice that the university would be investigating allegations of sexual harassment.” "
Last updated: Sep 28, 2021 11:23 am

Incident 7845

Status: Resolved
Person: Sol Saporta
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Languages
Specific Discipline: Languages
Outcome Year: 1990
Outcome Category: Retired
Specific Outcome: Suspended/retired.
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 7:45 am

Incident 7844

Status: Resolved
Person: Graham Allan
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Life Sciences, Forestry
Specific Discipline: Forestry
Outcome Year: 1989
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Specific Outcome: Suspended/reinstated and lawsuit settled.
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 4:17 pm