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Former Title IX coordinator Joan Slavin no longer at Northwestern

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

July 14, 2017

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Joan Slavin, Northwestern's Title IX coordinator and director of the Sexual Harassment Prevention Office, has left the University, University spokesman Al Cubbage told The Daily on Friday. Amanda DaSilva, who became Northwestern’s d...

ASG survey seeks feedback on Title IX reporting process

Claire Hansen, Reporter

April 7, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Associated Student Government released a survey March 31 to gather student feedback on the sexual misconduct complaint resolution process. ASG President Christina Cilento said the responses will be incorporated in a report...

University releases first annual sexual misconduct data report

Daria Lenderman, Reporter

January 6, 2017

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The University made public its first data-rich report on sexual misconduct at Northwestern, revealing 179 complaints during the 2015-16 academic year. The report is part of Northwestern’s commitment to increase transparency in ...

University to centralize all sexual misconduct cases through Sexual Harassment Prevention Office

Allyson Chiu and Yvonne Kim

October 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

All cases of sexual misconduct at Northwestern will now be handled through the University’s Sexual Harassment Prevention Office, the office announced Thursday in an email. Previously, the Office of Student Conduct handled cases...

University Police officers to re-file discrimination claims against Northwestern for disciplinary action

Madeline Fox, Campus Editor

March 1, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Two current University Police officers and one former officer will re-file claims they were improperly disciplined over alleged inappropriate comments about LGBT people, a lawyer involved with the case said Monday. The two UP...

Northwestern forms Title IX education online course for faculty, staff

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 8, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Northwestern faculty, staff and graduate and professional students are expected to complete an online training related to Title IX by January 29. The course, “Preventing Sexual Misconduct and Sex Discrimination,” was released...

Feinberg student sues Northwestern under Title IX

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

August 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Feinberg School of Medicine student is suing Northwestern under Title IX saying the school responded with “deliberate indifference” after he reported he was sexually harassed by a professor. A federal judge ruled last...

State campus sexual assault bill seeks clear policy, community collaboration

Julia Jacobs, Assistant City Editor

May 29, 2015

Filed under City, Education, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, State

A bill aiming to improve institutional response to campus sexual assault passed the Illinois Senate last week. The bill includes requirements that colleges and universities notify victims of their rights and provide them with...