McMaster Board removes professor following sexual misconduct allegations

McMaster University’s Board of Governors has decided to officially remove an associate professor from its faculty after an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations. McMaster President David Farrar and Board Chair Jane Allen stated that the “decision is on the grounds that [the professor’s] conduct and pattern of behaviour involving students was an abuse of his position as a faculty member, amounting to a serious and fundamental breach of trust.” CBC reports that the faculty member was found not guilty of sexual assault by an Ontario judge in 2022.