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What matters most on September 5, 2018
Jessica Botelho-Urbanski09/5/2018 7:00 PM
Amid the excitement of the first day of classes, about 30,000 University of Manitoba students learned five faculty members are currently being investigated for inappropriate behaviour -- three of them singled out with sexual-assault or sexual harassment allegations.
University president David Barnard declared Wednesday sexual violence won't be tolerated on campus, then confirmed multiple investigations about faculty members are underway.
The announcement came almost a year after news broke about former music professor Steve Kirby leaving the Winnipeg school amid multiple students alleging the jazz teacher sexually harassed them.
From a podium tucked in a private boardroom in the school's engineering wing, Barnard offered his first public apology to those students through the media.
09/5/2018 7:00 PM
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