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Ludlow cancels class after planned sit-in

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

March 4

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Weinberg Prof. Peter Ludlow canceled at least one of his 300-level philosophy classes Tuesday, which many students had planned on walking out of in protest of Northwestern’s continued employment of Ludlow after a Medill junior...

Updated: Student suing Northwestern files suit against Ludlow

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 27

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

The Medill junior who filed a lawsuit against Northwestern saying the University failed to address her claims of sexual assault has filed a civil suit against philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow. In the lawsuit, filed Wednesday morn...

Professors petition Board of Trustees in response to Title IX lawsuit

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 24

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Northwestern professors posted a petition Sunday evening asking the University’s Board of Trustees to fully implement policies that require accountability and transparency when handling sexual assault and misconduct. Sociology...

Northwestern responds to student’s lawsuit, denies Title IX violations

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 21

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Northwestern responded Friday to the Title IX lawsuit a Medill junior filed against the school last week, saying the school appropriately punished philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow based on the findings of its internal investigation. The...

Student: Northwestern’s failures spurred Title IX lawsuit

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 21

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

The Medill junior who filed a Title IX lawsuit against the University last week said Thursday she has “lost faith as an individual and as a student” because of the way Northwestern handled her reported sexual assault at the...

Ludlow sues local media outlets for defamation

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 14

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is suing three local media companies, claiming their coverage of a Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern was defamatory and portrayed him in a "false light before the public." Ludlow is suing Sun...