Sexual assault

Senator McCaskill Says Higher Ed Lobbying Group Interfered With Her Sexual Assault Survey

Sen. Claire McCaskill criticizes guidance the American Council on Education gave its members on how to respond to the lawmaker's survey on sexual assault. 

Accusations of sexual harassment at a seminary lead to accreditor visit

Students and faculty members say a president was let off the hook for sexual harassment. Now the accreditors are coming to investigate.

To improve sexual climate, Colgate lets students take the reins

Colgate administrators have let students take the reins on sexual education, and the historically party-oriented campus climate may be improving as a result.

Education Department rulemaking panel OKs new set of campus safety rules

A rule making panel reached unanimous agreement on a proposed update to Clery Act regulations. Under the plan, colleges would have to expand crime reporting and provide sex assault prevention programs. 

Outside study finds UConn ignored allegations that professor endangered children and harassed students

Outside report finds that UConn officials for years didn't respond to allegations that a music professor abused children and engaged in unprofessional conduct with university students.

Federal campus safety rules reignite debate over standard of evidence

An Education Department proposal on how colleges need to conduct campus disciplinary hearings involving sexual assault is sparking renewed debate over the standards of evidence in those proceedings. 

Disagreement on campus judicial systems

Students, administrators and lawyers argue over whether and how colleges should adjudicate campus assault cases at U. of Virginia conference on sexual misconduct.

Swarthmore actions on sexual assault likely to help OCR case

Heeding outside review, Swarthmore will improve sexual assault prevention and response, even as federal officials investigate a Title IX complaint there.

Sexual assault activists protest level of federal Title IX enforcement

Sexual assault survivors and activists take their rallying cry to U.S. Education Department in Washington, protesting and urging the feds to do more to enforce Title IX.

Hypermasculinity-sexual aggression link in non-fraternity members points to need for broader prevention efforts, study suggests

Study finds link between macho attitudes and sexual aggression by students -- but only for non-fraternity members.

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