Colby College Disciplines 15 Students for Sexual Misconduct

Colby College in Waterville, Maine, announced that as a result of an internal investigation of a November 2011 incident, which violated the college’s sexual misconduct policy, a dozen students were suspended for a semester or more and two voluntarily withdrew from the college.

The official college notice did not release details about what had occurred but stated that the students committed a wide range of infractions including sexual misconduct, sexual harassment, lying to college officials, and conspiring to obstruct an investigating.

A report in the student newspaper, stated that on November 5 some members of the football team watched through a window as a teammate was engaging in an oral sex act with a woman student. The woman did not know that she was being watched by the football players. According to the report in the student paper, then head football coach Ed Mestieri held a meeting with the team on November 8 and told his players that he would resign his position if the alleged allegations proved to be true. He resigned 10 days later.

Filed Under: Sexual Assault/Harassment


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