Keeping Private Public Records Private: Slater v. Arizona Board of Regents

When college or university faculty members are accused of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct, the institution is tasked with assessing and investigating the allegations and responding appropriately. The goals may seem straightforward: address the situation, help remedy the effects, and … Continue reading

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Civil Remedies for Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

The issue of sexual assault on our college campuses and in our communities received a lot of attention in 2015 and is likely to garner more still in the coming months. In the many articles published online, commenters routinely ask … Continue reading

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Title IX and Private Institutions

Does Title IX apply to a private college? Typically, yes. Private colleges, including for-profit colleges and online universities, must still comply with Title IX if they receive any federal funding. Title IX, a law receiving more attention for its relationship … Continue reading

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How Prevalent Is Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses?

It is commonly reported that one in five women is sexually assaulted in college. That statistic has been widely publicized but also widely criticized. As increasing awareness is raised about the problems of sexual assault in on college campus, more … Continue reading

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Title IX Violations at Colleges and Universities

  More than 120 Colleges and Universities are Under Investigation for Possible Violations of Title IX. Title IX Applies to Almost Every College and University in the U.S. Title IX is a law of equity that prohibits sex and gender … Continue reading

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Title IX, Faculty Members, and Academic Freedom

Title IX (of the Education Amendments Act of 1972) is a federal equity law that prohibits sex and gender based discrimination in educational institutions of higher education. Since most colleges and universities participate in the federal student aid programs, they … Continue reading

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University Student, Faculty, and Staff Title IX Rights

Title IX has been making its rounds in the news headlines over the last couple of years but the law itself is often referenced without any explanation. What is Title IX? Title IX is a portion of the Education Amendments … Continue reading

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