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Title IX

Read: Dr. Bernice Sandler, ‘Godmother of Title IX,’ Dies at 90

Dr. Bernice Sandler, ‘Godmother of Title IX,’ Dies at 90

Bernice Sandler has been credited for pioneering the first federal investigation of campus sex discrimination, leading to the creation of Title IX.

Read: Calif. Court Allows USC Student Accused of Rape to Question Witnesses

Calif. Court Allows USC Student Accused of Rape to Question Witnesses

The ruling comes during the debate of how schools handle sexual assault allegations and heightened standards for proving accusations.

Read: Study: Sexual Assault Cases Continue to Pose Challenges for Police

Study: Sexual Assault Cases Continue to Pose Challenges for Police

Although more sexual assault victims are speaking up, the clearance rate for these cases is at a historic low.

Read: Ex-Baylor Student Accused of Rape Gets No Jail Time in Plea Deal

Ex-Baylor Student Accused of Rape Gets No Jail Time in Plea Deal

The former Baylor University fraternity president will serve no jail time after a Waco district judge accepted a plea bargain.

Read: How Schools Can Cultivate Supportive Environments for LGBTQ Students

How Schools Can Cultivate Supportive Environments for LGBTQ Students

Studies have found that adopting these suggestions can make a campus more secure for LGBTQ students and improve their academic performance and mental health.

Read: Montana State University Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit for $175,000

Montana State University Settles Sexual Assault Lawsuit for $175,000

The six-year-old sexual assault lawsuit has been settled with the female student who claimed she had been harassed and raped by her professor in 2011.

Read: Ousted MSU President Charged with Lying to Police About Nassar Case

Ousted MSU President Charged with Lying to Police About Nassar Case

Lou Anna Simon, who is the third ex-MSU employee to be charged in connecton with the Nassar case, is facing two felony and two misdemeanor counts.

Read: U.S. Dept. of Ed. Releases Official Proposed Title IX Sexual Violence Rules

U.S. Dept. of Ed. Releases Official Proposed Title IX Sexual Violence Rules

The proposed Title IX rules that bolster the rights of accused and provide more supportive measures to victims will be open for public comment.

Read: 5 Teen Football Players Accused of Raping and Hazing Teammates

5 Teen Football Players Accused of Raping and Hazing Teammates

In a possible hazing incident, five Damascus High School school football players have been charged with multiple rape counts against their teammates.

Read: Research: Rate of False Sexual Assault Accusations Very Low

Research: Rate of False Sexual Assault Accusations Very Low

Males are much more likely to be sexually assaulted than to face false sexual assault allegations.

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