To the editor,
Regarding your interesting article (“Petition calls for more information about sexual assault,” Oct. 16), please note that I have joined the Columbia University College Democrats in decrying the lack of transparency by Columbia, the dearth of information on assault issues on campus, and the lack of response by University President Lee Bollinger.
I suggest a “Shame on you” campaign be published by the Spectator. Columbia has steadily refused to release gender-based misconduct cases, including those related to its security services, protecting the harassers in essence. Unless this immediately changes, I suggest a campaign be started in which only the last names of those guilty of harassment are printed in the Spectator (while the anonymity of the victims is maintained)—in the hopes that, in addition to the 400 petition signatures already garnered by the CU Democrats, more victims will come forth. Maybe then Columbia will come forward with information to counteract this travesty of justice.
I would be willing to be the first to add the name of a well-known harassing professor, on this campus, who is being protected.
Dr. Mildred Pollner, TC ’76
Honored Alumna, December 2011
October 23, 2013
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