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(See “Federal Government Ends Title IX Investigation,” July/August.) Two senior NELC professors say they have never seen any faculty member suspended in 40-plus years at Yale.In his e-mail to department members, Darnell acknowledged several violations of Yale policy: “maintaining an intimate relationship with a Yale student, who was under my direct supervision”; “participating in the review of a faculty member with whom I had an intimate relationship”; and using his “leadership role…The black student, Lolade Siyonbola, posted two videos of Monday's encounter on social media showing police interviewing her for more than 15 minutes.She told police she had fallen asleep while working on a paper. - A Yale administrator says the university police officers who responded to a call about a black graduate student who had fallen asleep in the common area of a campus residence admonished the white student who reported it.Yale Vice-President for Student Life Kimberly Goff-Crews said in a statement Thursday that the officers interviewed both students and then told the complaining student that the other woman had every right to be there.Manassa is not known to be accused of violating any Yale rules.Reached by phone, she says: “I really have no comment on this matter.” Last year, Darnell filed for divorce from his wife, Deborah, a NELC employee and frequent collaborator at the Yale Egyptological Institute.
'I know this incident is a drop in the bucket of trauma Black folk have endured since Day One America, and you all have stories.'The videos show Ms Siyonbola telling police the woman who called them suffered from mental illness and had called police several months ago on a friend who had gotten lost in a stairwell of the building. It's not even a conversation.'Lynn Cooley, the Dean of Yale's graduate school of arts and sciences, sent an email to graduate students Tuesday telling them that Ms Siyonbola had every right to be in the building and inviting them to share their concerns about the incident.'Incidents like that of last night remind us of the continued work needed to make Yale a truly inclusive place,' she wrote.
in an effort to ensure that these policy violations would not come to light.” Darnell, who could not be reached for comment, did not name the person involved, and Yale officials will not comment.
Anonymous sources told the Yale Daily News that the student was Colleen Manassa ’01, ’05Ph D, now associate professor of Egyptology.
Yale officials are saying little about the situation.
But the one-year unpaid suspension, which Darnell announced in a January 8 e-mail to colleagues, is a rare public crackdown on sexual misconduct—Yale’s handling of which has come under scrutiny in recent years by students, alumni, and the government.