Sexual Misconduct

Read: Appeals Court Hears Arguments for MIT Student Accused of Rape Who Was Denied Anonymity in Lawsuit

Appeals Court Hears Arguments for MIT Student Accused of Rape Who Was Denied Anonymity in Lawsuit

A judge ruled the plaintiff, who filed a lawsuit against MIT after he was expelled, must either file under his real name or dismiss the suit.

Read: Judges Largely Dismiss Title IX Lawsuits Against Penn State, University of Nebraska

Judges Largely Dismiss Title IX Lawsuits Against Penn State, University of Nebraska

A federal judge also dismissed a lawsuit filed against the University of Northern Colorado by a student accused of sexual misconduct.

Read: Univ. of Michigan Revamps Policy to Protect Those Who Report Misconduct

Univ. of Michigan Revamps Policy to Protect Those Who Report Misconduct

The Protection from Retaliation policy was updated after an investigation into sexual harassment claims against ex-Provost Martin Philbert.

Read: University of Montana Law School Dean, Associate Dean Resign Over Mishandling  of Title IX Claims

University of Montana Law School Dean, Associate Dean Resign Over Mishandling of Title IX Claims

The dean and associate dean of the University of Montana’s law school are resigning in response to allegations they ignored or mishandled claims of sexual assault and misconduct.

Read: Judge Dismisses Remaining Strauss Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State

Judge Dismisses Remaining Strauss Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State

The judge ruled the lawsuits can’t move forward because the statute of limitations for criminal rape cases in Ohio is 20 years.

Read: Department of Education Vacates Controversial Title IX Provision

Department of Education Vacates Controversial Title IX Provision

The rule prohibited Title IX investigators from using evidence or statements from involved parties who did not undergo cross-examination.

Read: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bolsters Sexual Misconduct Prevention Efforts

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bolsters Sexual Misconduct Prevention Efforts

UNL’s chancellor announced the changes following five nights of protests by students over the school’s handling of sexual misconduct claims.

Read: University of Maine Settles Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit with Accused After Years of Litigation

University of Maine Settles Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit with Accused After Years of Litigation

The accused student was dismissed, but the school paid $45,000 to settle the federal Title IX lawsuit filed in 2019.

Read: USC Agrees to $852 Million Settlement with Sex Abuse Victims

USC Agrees to $852 Million Settlement with Sex Abuse Victims

In total, USC has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to the more than 700 women who say they were sexually abused by former student health center gynecologist George Tyndall.

Read: OSU President Resigns Amid Fallout from LSU Sexual Misconduct Scandal

OSU President Resigns Amid Fallout from LSU Sexual Misconduct Scandal

Alexander served as LSU president from 2013-2019 when the school mishandled reports of sexual misconduct against top student-athletes

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