Dartmouth’s $14 Million Student Harassment Pact Gets Final Nod

July 10, 2020, 9:05 PM

A federal court today granted final approval of Dartmouth College’s $14 million class action settlement with a group of female students who alleged sexual assault and rampant harassment by three professors.

The pact, which the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire preliminarily approved Jan. 29, resolves a lawsuit brought by Kristina Rapuano and eight other women on behalf of themselves and more than 80 other current and former female students and teaching and research assistants.

They accused the university of ignoring decades of abuse by the professors, who were all “well-funded” members of its psychological and brain ...

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