Morehouse College is facing accusations that it did nothing to come to the aid of a student who was allegedly being sexually harassed by a faculty member.
According to a new lawsuit, the victim was a first-year student at the school when he participated in a study-abroad trip to Brazil in May 2015, at which time the alleged harassment began, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
The student, who was a minor at the time, claims that assistant professor Robert Peterson ordered him alcoholic drinks on the flight to Brazil and then groped his genitals on the flight. Peterson allegedly ordered alcoholic beverages for other underage students at a pool party during the trip and also allegedly sent sexual images to the students.
“Peterson was known as a professor that exchanged good grades for sex,” the complaint claims.
Despite multiple reports on the professor’s behavior, little was done
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