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Master of Trinity Hall steps back

28 February 2020

Canon Jeremy Morris stepped back after questions over handling of allegations

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Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Trinity Hall, Cambridge

THE Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge, Canon Jeremy Morris, has stepped back from his duties after questions over the handling of allegations of sexual misconduct.

Trinity Hall announced last Friday that Dr Morris and Dr William O’Reilly, the Fellow in charge of student welfare at the college, were to step back voluntarily until a separate panel of Cambridge Fellows issued a report on Monday on what the college should do.

Questions were raised in a report by the online news website Tortoise, published early last week.

In a statement given to the student newspaper Varsity, three former students whose sexual-misconduct complaints were said to have been mishandled by Trinity Hall have called for the Master to resign.

Dr Nick Bampos, who was also mentioned in the Tortoise report, is to resign as Vice-Master of the college so that a new Acting Master can be appointed in Dr Morris’s absence, it was reported on Tuesday.

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