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University of Melbourne investigation finds Professor Peter Rathjen committed serious sexual misconduct – ABC News

The ABC can reveal another top university has upheld a “very serious” sexual misconduct complaint made against professor Peter Rathjen, who was yesterday found by ICAC to have sexually harassed colleagues at the University of Adelaide.

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The beleaguered former vice-chancellor of the University of Adelaide committed serious sexual misconduct at the University of Melbourne in the mid-2000s, according to the findings of an external review uncovered by the ABC.
Key points:

  • University of Melbourne hired a barrister who upheld the sexual misconduct complaint, but the university did not refer the findings to Peter Rathjen’s new employer, the University of Adelaide
  • A South Australian ICAC investigation found Professor …

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