‘Pass the Harasser’ Is Higher Ed’s Worst-Kept Secret. How Can Colleges Stop Doing It?

What happens if a person quits and applies for other jobs? What, if any, ethical obligation does the former employer have to warn the other colleges about pending investigations? “The ethical litmus test is whether you have a good-faith belief that the employee poses an ongoing risk of harm,” Sokolow, who is also president of the Association of Title IX Administrators.