AAUP writes to UConn president after student is threatened
- University of Connecticut student Carolyn Luby wrote an open letter last month to university president Susan Herbst regarding the school's adoption of a new Husky logo for its sports teams, noting the arrests of two student athletes on charges of violence against women and bashing the university for not "giving the real face of athletics a true makeover."
- Luby reportedly faced online harassment and threats of sexual violence following the letter's publication, prompting the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) to send a letter to Herbst on Tuesday addressing its suggested policies for preventing sexual violence on campus.
- In the letter, the AAUP's Committee on Women in the Academic Profession noted that observations and findings from its report on the suggested policies "may be relevant to recent events at the University of Connecticut."
From the article:
... The letter, from the AAUP’s Committee on Women in the Academic Profession, comes after a UConn student reportedly was threatened for questioning the university’s commitment to preventing violence against women. ...
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