Sexual assault

Scandals over Virginia politicians have come to involve academics and institutions beyond the state

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Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke failing to respond to rape report; racist yearbook photos found at more institutions.

Michigan State board moves to oust interim president after a year of pressure and bad press

Board of Trustees pushes out interim president John Engler after nearly a year of tumult and eye-opening comments at Michigan State, including recent suggestion that some abuse victims enjoy "the spotlight."

UW Whitewater chancellor resigns while the UW system investigates her husband

Wisconsin Whitewater's leader will be gone by end of year.

State law likely conflicts with DeVos's Title IX proposal

Lawyers and Title IX practitioners have identified potential conflicts between the Trump administration's new proposed regulations on the gender discrimination law and state policy.

Former Michigan State president charged with lying to police in Nassar case

Lou Anna K. Simon has been accused of lying to police in the investigation of Larry Nassar.

DeVos sexual misconduct rule criticized by survivor advocates

DeVos says proposed campus sexual misconduct rule will restore fairness. But survivor advocates warn it will reduce the responsibility of colleges to maintain a safe environment.

False statistic on sexual harassment at Baylor spreads, with help from media and Twitter

University seeks to contain (self-inflicted) damage from news article and report mistakenly asserting that more than half of students have been harassed by professors.

Trump bemoans that men are now 'guilty until proven innocent'

As Education Department and many colleges consider policies on sexual assault, the president's comments on his Supreme Court nominee appear to take a side.

UMBC students protest over sexual assault, university response

Students flood Maryland-Baltimore County administration building to demand new policies around campus sexual assault.

Baylor accused of planting 'mole' in sexual assault advocacy groups

A Baylor administrator misrepresented himself to student sexual-assault-prevention activists and fed information they shared with him back to other officials, anonymous sources allege.

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