Fresno State to create task force to assess policies for handling sexual harassment complaints

University President Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval shared a video on Tuesday to make the announcement.
FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno State is working to develop a new task force after recent criticisms of how campus leadership handled complaints of sexual harassment and abusive conduct.

University President Dr. Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval shared a video on Tuesday to make the announcement.

He says the task force will be made up of students, faculty and staff and led by an outside consulting firm.

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"I want our community to know that sexual harassment, bullying and misogyny have no place on our campus," President Jiménez-Sandoval said.

The goal is to assess the current policies, procedures, training, and support systems.

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Jiménez-Sandoval says the school will soon follow up with the process for selecting the members of the task force.

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