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Attorney: Ludlow disputes lawsuit’s allegations

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 13

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

The professor accused of sexually assaulting a Medill junior in 2012 released a statement Thursday denying the student’s allegations and claiming she “initiated friendly communications” with him the day after the alleged ...

Attorney: Student filed police report with help of Northwestern political science professor

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 13

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

The Medill junior who filed a Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern also filed a police report describing the alleged sexual assault by philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow, her attorney said Wednesday. It is unclear whether the student ...

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

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 12

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

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

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

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

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

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

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus, Sexual Assault

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

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Sexual Assault

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...