Title IX

Sexual Assault Complaints Increased By 65 Percent Last Year

According to the report, 43 individuals across Harvard filed formal complaints of sexual or gender-based harassment during 2016-2017, an increase …

Gender

After complaints, UC creates Title IX student advisory board

As colleges — along with Hollywood, politicians and corporations — struggle with how to address sexual harassment, the University of California is …

Democrats

UC extends deadline for Title IX student advisory board application

<i>Update 11/30/17: This article has been updated to reflect additional information from UC spokesperson Claire Doan.</i>The University of California is …

Rights & Freedoms

UC Davis to add new women’s Division I sports team

UC Davis will add a women’s Division I team next year. Which sport? That’s up to the community, in part.<p>The university is seeking nominations for a …

Sport (Australia)

Office of Title IX encourages student engagement against sexual assault

On Nov. 7, End Rape On Campus (EROC) introduced an interactive accountability map that also acts as a database of campus sexual assault policies and …

HBCUs

Penn settles Title IX suit by male student after judge approves ‘gender bias’ claims in rape investigation

<i>Wouldn’t let him graduate while suit proceeded</i>The University of Pennsylvania is paying an undisclosed price for allegedly training its Title IX …

University of Pennsylvania

Women in collegiate sports

The modern-day world of collegiate sport is a male dominated arena. Even with increased opportunities for women to have larger roles in the world, …

Sport (Australia)

Is there a culture of denial around sexual misconduct in academia?

I write this from my office in a department of philosophy somewhere in the northern hemisphere. Beside my computer, the unshorn mug of Harvey …

Gender

Title IX Requires Schools to Handle All Allegations Promptly and Equitably

<b>Janine Jackson: Claiming the current system had "failed too many students," Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently announced a change in sexual</b> …

Liberal View

Signs Naming Students Accused of Sexual Assault Reopen Wounds at Atlanta Colleges

Many students have celebrated the signs, posted at Morehouse and Spelman Colleges, as a blow against rape culture.Â

HBCUs

What You Should Know: Title IX & Athletics

Title IX was written to ensure equal opportunities for women and men in educational facilities. Despite the law’s good intentions, the Office of …

HBCUs

Reported rapes increase at Central Mass. colleges

WORCESTER – Once again, the number of reported rapes on college campuses in the region ticked up last year, with some colleges reporting twice as …

Education

‘Victim Feminism’ and Sexual Assault on Campus

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently scrapped Obama administration guidance on how campuses investigate sexual assault — rules that many male students had opposed because they called for a low threshold of proof to determine guilt. Interim guidelines are in effect while a new process is …

Feminism

In the Name of Victims

How the liability industry and institutional power began regulating sexual violence<p>In September the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), under the direction …

Rights & Freedoms

Betsy DeVos, our educational system helps produce Harvey Weinsteins and we need to change that

The New York Times’ explosive revelations of Harvey Weinstein’s three-decades-long career of sexual assault laid bare the prevalence of rape culture …

Education

Of Course Sexual Harassment Is Rampant. It Starts in Our Schools.

As stories of sexual harassment and assault dominate the news—with recent allegations leveled against journalists and politicians—let’s remember this …

Gender

Responding to and Preventing Sexual Violence Must Be Higher Priority for K-12, Experts Tell Lawmakers

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Education

Why Oregon's Title IX Investigation of Kavell Bigby-Williams's Alleged Rape Stalled Before It Began

Last season, Kavell Bigby-Williams, a 6' 11", 230-pound transfer from Gillette College, averaged 9.8 minutes for an Oregon basketball team that …

Justice

Title IX compliance a priority for varsity esports programs

"How many women are there on the team roster?"<p>Mark Deppe was working to build the first varsity esports program at a public college when his …

College & University

Rape victims unhappy with how UNC handled cases

Joshua Polson, Greeley TribuneA person passes by Gray Hall, which houses the University of Northern Colorado Police among other things. Students can …

Justice

Gov. Brown Sides With Justice on Title IX

, Orange County Register October 22, 2017<p>In a stinging rebuke to his fellow California Democrats, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed their attempted …

Rights & Freedoms

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A year after Brigham Young University began offering amnesty from Honor Code investigations to students who report sexual assaults, the “huge culture …

Salt Lake City

College esports is the next big thing in varsity athletics

<i>Editor's Note: As the NCAA board of directors meets this week to consider regulation and/or support of varsity esports competitions, we looked at the</i> …

College & University

Women's rights group sues Education Dept over DeVos' Title IX actions

A women’s rights group is suing the Department of Education over Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosTrump considering spy network to …

Rights & Freedoms

A Very Jerry Brown Defense of Due Process

The Sacramento statehouse, according to conventional wisdom, is a bellwether for social policies that soon sweep the nation. This week, Gov. Jerry …

Conservative View

DeVos’ Change to Title IX Guidance on Sex Assault Investigations Prompts Suit

BOSTON — A national women's rights group and three Massachusetts women filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the U.S. Education Department's new guidance on investigating campus sexual assaults.<p>The Los Angeles-based Equal Means Equal and the three women, who have separately accused their colleges of …

Politics

An Unexpected Ally for Betsy DeVos on Campus Sexual Assault

Jerry Brown, California's Democratic governor, has vetoed a bill that would’ve codified into law Obama-era guidance on Title IX.<p>The “Yes Means Yes” bill was a big deal when Jerry Brown, the governor of California, signed it into law in 2014. Among other things, it made California the first state to …

Education

Federal lawsuit against new Title IX guidance claims it is ‘offensive’ and ‘discriminatory’

The complaint calls the rules "reckless."<p>The new Education Department guidance document on how universities should handle sexual harassment …

Liberal View

Federal Lawsuit In Boston Challenges DeVos' Guidance On Campus Sexual Assault

Support the news<p>A national women's rights group and three Massachusetts women filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging the U.S. Education Department's …

Betsy DeVos

The debate over Title IX and campus sexual assault

On Monday, California's Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would codify Obama-era Title IX guidelines for investigating sexual harassment …

Rights & Freedoms