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Boston University Suspends Fraternity Amid Sexual Assault Investigation

Boston University (BU) suspended the Mu-Psi chapter of the Kappa Sigma fraternity this week after members broke a moratorium on activities following an investigation...

Liberty University Threatened to Punish Students Who Reported Title IX Violations,...

A report published by ProPublica on Monday found that Liberty University, a private Christian institution in Virginia, allegedly ignored reports of sexual assault and...

Ohio State University Probe Alleges Social Work Professor of Sexual Misconduct

The Ohio State University (OSU) board of trustees recently fired René Olate, a tenured associate professor in the College of Social Work, after two...

Changes to Title IX Are on the Horizon, But Their Enforcement...

On June 16, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) issued a federal notice that Title IX, which protects students and employees from sex-based discrimination...

Professor Fired After Making Allegations of Misconduct, Anti-Semitism by Linfield University...

Linfield University, a small Christian school in Oregon, has cut ties with Shakespeare studies professor Daniel Pollack-Pelzner after he accused the school president of...

Former University of Evansville Student Sues School, Alleges Sexual Abuse by...

A former University of Evansville (UE) student filed a Title IX lawsuit against the school on Monday claiming officials did not take appropriate action...

Education Department Seeks Public Input on Title IX Changes

The Biden administration plans to hold a hearing to solicit public input on changes to Title IX regulations, the Department of Education announced in...

New Survey Reveals Growing Rates of Sexual Assault Across Student Demographics

Approximately one in four undergraduates who are women or non-cisgender will experience a sexual assault at some point during their college careers, according to...

Nearly 50 Male Students Say USC Doctor Sexually Abused Them, According...

Nearly 50 former students have come forward with allegations of sexual abuse by a physician long employed with the University of Southern California (USC),...

African American Football Players Sue UMN for Discrimination Following Rape Investigation

Nine former and current football players for the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMN) — all of whom are African American — filed a...

Institutions Reassess Policies for Bestowing and Rescinding Honorary Degrees, Awards in...

A recent surge in allegations of sexual misconduct by prominent journalists, entertainers, and politicians is forcing U.S. colleges and universities to examine the policies...