38 university staff sacked or resigned in three years as institutions crack

Four of the departures come from Cambridge and Oxford. Graham Virgo, Professor of English Private Law and Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education said that he thought that there… Since 2016, 21 workers have been dismissed and 17 have resigned, according to figures obtained by this newspaper under Freedom of Information laws. More than 38 university staff members have been sacked or resigned after complaints of sexual harassment made against them in the past three years, the Sunday Telegraph can reveal. University leaders last night said the figures show how institutions are cracking down on sexual misconduct whilst campaigners described the efforts as “patchy progress” on previous revelations. read more