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Investigators find Prof. Laura Kipnis did not violate Title IX

Sophia Bollag, Editor in Chief

June 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

Lawyers hired by Northwestern to investigate two complaints against Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis found last week she did not violate Title IX by writing an op-ed for The Chronicle of Higher Education, according to documents...

CARE looks to restore stability, visibility following new hires

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 8, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

With both positions now filled at the Center for Awareness, Response and Education, the two recent hires are looking to restore stability to the center and awareness about its work. CARE lost both of its full-time staffers...

CARE hires new assistant director

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 2, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The Center for Awareness, Response and Education has hired a new assistant director, Erin Clark, who started March 30. CARE, which provides confidential counseling services to survivors of sexual misconduct and hosts sexual...

Northwestern hires first full-time Title IX investigator

Olivia Exstrum, Managing Editor

April 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern's first employee devoted to investigating Title IX complaints full time started Wednesday. Colleen Johnston will investigate complaints against the University related to sexual assault, NU's Title IX coordinator...

Northwestern student reports sexual assault

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 30, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

A female Northwestern student reported being sexually assaulted by a male Monday night in a University residence hall, according to an NU security alert. The alert said the student had previous communication with the male....

Federal judge upholds dismissal of Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2015

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

A federal judge upheld Thursday his decision to dismiss the Title IX lawsuit that a Medill senior filed against Northwestern last year. The student sued the University in February 2014 under Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, claiming NU didn’t respond adequately after she reported being sexually assaulted by philosophy Pr...

Northwestern student reports sexual assault to police

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 6, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

A female Northwestern student reported an incident of criminal sexual assault to University Police on Tuesday. The incident occurred at the Evans Scholarship House at 721 University Place on Feb. 27, Deputy Chief Dan McAleer...

Northwestern professor’s column on professor-student relationships sparks student backlash

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

In the wake of alleged sexual misconduct between a Northwestern professor and students, an opinion piece written by Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis has prompted strong student reactions, including a letter against the articl...