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D. Kern Holoman

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities
Specific Discipline: Music
Outcome Year: 1997
Outcome Category: Barred From Leadership or Honorary Position(s); Suspended / Leave / Restrictions; Training / Counseling Required
Quote: D. Kern Holoman, the former longtime conductor of the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra and music instructor, was stripped of his distinguished professor and emeritus titles Monday after allegations surfaced that he sexually assaulted a college freshman 30 years ago."

"In 1997, Holoman was suspended for a month for unprofessional conduct in another case that did not involve Gray, according to Topousis. That suspension was documented in a UC Davis letter obtained through a public records request filed by The Davis Enterprise, which first reported Gray’s allegations Tuesday.

The 1997 letter didn’t spell out the offense, but warned that any future finding that the professor violated campus sexual harassment policy or the Faculty Code of Conduct could result in his dismissal. It said Holoman had to agree to professional counseling."
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