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Independent Investigation Into Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

04.02.2020: 
[UHS] Important Message from the UHS Board of Trustees: Independent Investigation Oversight Committee
Dear San Francisco University High School Community, We write on behalf of the Board of Trustees of San Francisco University High School to share with you the report recently prepared by Sidley Austin LLP concerning its investigation of reports of sexual misconduct....
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Click here to read report of Independent Investigation

08.28.2019: 
Letter from Independent Investigators Wendy Lazerson and Brian Stretch
Dear San Francisco University High School Community, At the request of the Board of Trustees, our firm is conducting an independent investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct committed by school employees, contractors or volunteers toward students....
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05.22.2019:
[UHS] Important Message from the UHS Board of Trustees and Head of School

Dear San Francisco University High School Community, We are writing to update you on actions that San Francisco University High School has taken since our April 6th letter to the community about several substantiated reports of sexual misconduct by former SFUHS employee.....read more 

04.06.2019:
[UHS] Letter to the Community From the Head of School

Dear San Francisco University High School Community, We are writing this letter after reviewing a report that was released by The Branson School on Friday afternoon.....read more 


San Francisco University High School Therapy Fund

We realize that for many, access to professional support is a crucial part of the healing process. SFUHS has established a therapy fund to assist survivors with costs related to therapy associated with sexual misconduct experienced during their time at the school. To learn more about this Fund, please contact Michael Novak at (415) 447-3110 or michael.novak@sfuhs.org) or call the School's anonymous hotline at (833) 640-0004 for English and (800) 216-1288 for Spanish. If you are currently in crisis or would like emotional support, you can also reach out to the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673 or online.rainn.org

Reporting Misconduct: 

Reports of misconduct can be made to the Anonymous Hotline or to the UHS administrators below:

Anonymous Hotline: 

Toll-Free Telephone:

  • English: (833) 640-0004
  • Spanish: (800) 216-1288

UHS Administrators:
Julia Eells, Head of School
Julia.Eells@sfuhs.org 
(415) 447-3121

Michael Novak, CFOO
Michael.novak@sfuhs.org
(415) 447-3110

Alexandra Simmons, Dean of Students Alexandra.Simmons@sfuhs.org
(415) 447-3109

Lindsay Repko, School Counselor Lindsay.Repko@sfuhs.org 
(415) 447-3111

Media Inquiries:
Jenn Soult, Director of Communications
(415) 447-5823
Jenn.Soult@sfuhs.org