Sexual Misconduct

Amid student angst, Johns Hopkins says it missed 18 complaints of sexual misconduct because of website problem

Amid student angst, Johns Hopkins says it missed 18 complaints of sexual misconduct because of website problem

Johns Hopkins University mistakenly blocked 18 complaints of sexual misconduct filed online from reaching its Title IX office from January 2016 to October of this year, the university said Thursday.

A statement from the university’s Office of Institutional Equity, which investigates such complaints, attributed the problem to trouble with its website.

The revelation came amid mounting frustration over the university’s response to sexual misconduct complaints.

More than 100 students rallied on campus Thursday afternoon, protesting what they say have been weak investigations and delayed responses to sexual abuse.

The students held...

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