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A Very Dangerous Campus

Peter Hackett | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
Peter Hackett

Far from being a leader in the field of prevention, evidence suggests that the problems of sexual assault may be more acute at Dartmouth than at many American universities.

Honoring Our Mothers

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

On Mother's Day each year, we honor our mothers. These are the women who gave birth to us, raised us and helped launch us as adults. Mothers throughou...

Lost Girls Are Everywhere

Patricia McGuire | Posted 07.12.2014 | College
Patricia McGuire

Religious leaders should examine their own practices to root out injustices against women that, in the most extreme twisted minds, become justification for the most horrific crimes.

Campus Was Engaged In Sex Discrimination, Feds Say

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 05.09.2014 | College

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Military Institute and the Obama administration announced an agreement Friday to address what the government calle...

Tyler Kingkade

University Backs Down On Standoff With Feds

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.09.2014 | College

After being threatened with getting cut off from federal funding, Tufts University announced Friday it would enter back into an agreement with the U.S...

Tyler Kingkade

The Number Of Title IX Investigations Is Actually Much Higher

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.06.2014 | College

The total number of colleges currently under investigation for potential Title IX violations is higher than the 55 disclosed last week by the U.S. Dep...

'DePaul Exposed' Is Doing More Harm Than Good

Michelle Cahill | Posted 07.05.2014 | Chicago
Michelle Cahill

Eleven years later, I still have nightmares, panic attacks, anxiety; I grind my teeth, and I am afraid to walk alone at night. Living with that fear every day is a challenge and being constantly confronted by this group that claims that it is trying to help me actually makes it harder.

What Biden Said About Campus Rape (and Why It Matters)

James R. Marsh | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
James R. Marsh

This move demands that everyone pay attention and take action. Neither those involved in higher education nor the public at large can continue to ignore this issue

Tyler Kingkade

Education Dept. To Colleges: Sexual Assault Investigations 'Not Random'

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.02.2014 | College

After recently identifying 55 colleges and universities as under investigation for possible Title IX violations, the U.S. Department of Education on F...

The Not So Shocking News About Campus Sexual Assault

Moriah Silver | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Moriah Silver

When I was in college, only five years ago, Title IX and campus sexual assault were never discussed. Today, Title IX has been catapulted to the forefront of our national conscience by the epidemic of campus sexual violence across the country.

Tyler Kingkade

More Universities Fall Under Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Assault Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.28.2014 | College

The University of Texas-Pan American is the latest institution of higher education to fall under a federal review for its handling of sexual violence ...

Tyler Kingkade

Harvard Faces Federal Investigation For Mishandling Sexual Assault

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.28.2014 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is launching an investigation into alleged failures by Harvard College in its handling sexu...

Tyler Kingkade

Bipartisan Group Demands More Transparency In College Investigations

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.21.2014 | College

In a letter released Monday, a bipartisan group of senators called on the White House task force on college sexual assault to adopt three reforms aime...

Tyler Kingkade

Nation's Top Public University Investigated Over Sexual Assault Repsonse

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.21.2014 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights will investigate claims the University of California-Berkeley, generally ranked as the nati...

Why Using Campus Security Stats to Rank Colleges Won't Work

Annie E. Clark | Posted 06.18.2014 | College
Annie E. Clark

As I told the mother interested in sending her daughter to a "safe school," families should look at the written and practiced policies at an institution.

9 Universities Targeted In Federal Gender Complaint

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 04.17.2014 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) — A women's legal organization has filed discrimination complaints against nine universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Hig...

University Of Missouri Mishandled Sexual Assault Case, Review Finds

AP | ALAN SCHER ZAGIER | Posted 06.11.2014 | College

ROLLA, Mo. (AP) — An independent report released Friday says the University of Missouri failed to follow parts of the federal law that governs sexua...

All in the Family

Francis Levy | Posted 06.10.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

According to a piece Business Section of the Times ("Techology's Man Problem," 4/5/14) Pax Dickinson of Business Insider tweeted, "it's not misogyny t...

A Woman's Place is in the House... and Senate

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.08.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

There aren't many women in the U.S. Congress. In fact we are nowhere near parity; less than 20 percent of our Representatives and Senators are women. Let's learn about some women who changed the face of politics in the U.S.

Newsflash: College Administrators Have No Clue How to Handle Sexual Violence on Campus

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 06.08.2014 | College
Ken Schneck, PhD

Even as the chorus of voices decrying that college campuses have not done enough to both address and prevent sexual violence continues to crescendo, there still somehow is this universal sense that college officials are going out of their way to turn a blind eye to these issues on our campuses.

#IStandwithAndraya Petition Calls for Central Piedmont Community College to Take Action for Trans Inclusion and Safety

Shane L. Windmeyer | Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Shane L. Windmeyer

This weekend Campus Pride launched an #IStandwithAndraya national petition drive calling on Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) to apologize to transgender student Andraya Williams and to take immediate steps to ensure trans inclusion and safety.

Tyler Kingkade

Star Player's Rape Case Leads To Federal Investigation

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.10.2014 | College

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights is investigating Florida State University in connection with the Jameis Winston rape case. ...

Tyler Kingkade

Senators Call For Millions To Enforce College Sexual Assault Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2014 | College

Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have put aside their differences on military sexual assault reform to turn their attent...

Tyler Kingkade

Harvard Accused Of Widespread Failures In Handling Sexual Assault Reports

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.04.2014 | College

Sexual assault survivors have accused Harvard College of providing conflicting and incorrect information, denying victims protections from their alleg...

Athletic Boosters Beware: Government Orders Michigan School to Tear Down Fund-Raised Improvements

Wendy N. Powell | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports
Wendy N. Powell

If you think you fund-raise for the benefit of your child's athletic team, think again. The rules of Title IX compliance, concerning gender equity, ma...