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Day after lawsuit, Ludlow’s role at Northwestern unclear moving forward

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 12, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow, whose alleged sexual assault of a Medill junior spurred a Title IX lawsuit filed Monday against Northwestern, is a candidate for a position at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the school...

Updated: Student sues Northwestern, claiming University ignored sexual assault findings

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 10, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

A Medill junior is suing Northwestern, alleging the school failed to act after she filed a sexual assault complaint against a professor two years ago. The lawsuit claims the University handled the allegations with “deliberat...

Administrators reflect on Obama prioritizing sexual assault

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 28, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern administrators praised the continued national attention on sexual violence prevention spurred by President Barack Obama’s creation of a task force to address sexual assault on college campuses. Obama addressed the hi...

White House creates task force to combat sexual assault on campuses

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 22, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Campus Safety, On Campus

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the creation of a new White House task force that will address the high rate of sexual assault on college campuses. The group, which includes the Attorney General and the secretaries...

Northwestern releases new sexual misconduct policy

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 13, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern administrators unveiled Monday a new sexual misconduct policy that offers a more comprehensive definition of consent and a wider-reaching list of what constitutes sexual violence. Titled “Sexual Conduct, Stalkin...