Sexual assault

Former Taylor University professor sexually harassed women for decades, survivors allege

A Taylor University professor who resigned amid allegations he sexually harassed women had been accused of behaving inappropriately for decades at professional conferences. But organizers kept asking him back.

Alabama-Birmingham faces federal investigation after unusual Title IX complaint

Student at one university says he was sexually assaulted on his campus by student from another university, which found the accused responsible -- twice -- but declined to punish him.

Twitter thread reveals how woman an academic conference was nearly sexually assaulted

Tweet about preventing sexual assault of a colleague too drunk to give consent renews discussion of the environment at scholarly meetings.

Why do campus abuse cases keep falling through the cracks?

Despite vows to push back against sexual abuse on campus, cases keep coming, with leaders failing to act on abuse reports until it's too late.

Michigan State settles with Nassar survivors in half-billion-dollar payout

University officials won't say where they'll get the money, which will be distributed among the former doctor's hundreds of victims.

Midwestern State's handling of sexual assault cases under fire

The university has since partially removed his duties related to Title IX cases at Midwestern State, but many students remain furious about the comments and the university's handling of sexual assault.

Education Department, DeVos says false reports of sexual assault are rare

After the education secretary told 60 Minutes she wasn't sure whether there were more rapes or untrue accusations on campuses, a spokeswoman say she knows that false reports are rare.

#MeToo movement inspires similar campaigns among colleges

Administrators grapple with campus version of #MeToo movement in which students are publicly naming others and accusing them of sexual assault.

Michigan State, NCAA under fire over sex assault cases

After Nassar scandal, new questions arose about whether university covered up -- and NCAA ignored -- assaults by athletes.

With investigation of Michigan State, Nassar, NCAA stepping out of traditional role

In investigating Michigan State and Larry Nassar, sports group is crossing into new enforcement territory unlike anything since its inquiry and punishment of Penn State, experts say.

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