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University of Toronto statement

July 8, 2013

TORONTO, ON — The Uni­ver­si­ty of Toron­to learned this morn­ing that Pro­fes­sor Ben­jamin Levin has been arrest­ed and charged with very seri­ous offences. Pro­fes­sor Levin is a tenured fac­ul­ty mem­ber in the Depart­ment of Lead­er­ship, High­er and Adult Edu­ca­tion at the Ontario Insti­tute for Stud­ies in Edu­ca­tion (OISE).

The Uni­ver­si­ty takes these charges seri­ous­ly and is coop­er­at­ing ful­ly with the police inves­ti­ga­tion in this mat­ter. Until more infor­ma­tion becomes avail­able through the crim­i­nal process, the Uni­ver­si­ty can have no fur­ther com­ment.

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