The Daily Northwestern

New Title IX investigator to help streamline sexual misconduct process

Olivia Exstrum, Managing Editor

May 1, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

When Colleen Johnston learned Northwestern was looking to hire a Title IX investigator, she knew she wanted to apply. Johnston, who has a background in civil rights enforcement and law, said she had been looking for an opportunity...

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...

New disciplinary rules include independent investigator in student conduct disputes

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Student Groups

The Student Handbook for the 2014-15 academic year includes substantial changes to the University Hearing and Appeals System, namely the addition of a mediating investigator to keep students involved in disputes from confronting...

Students petition Northwestern to allow Michael Szot to return to campus

Rebecca Savransky, Managing Editor

September 17, 2014

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A friend of McCormick senior Michael Szot launched an online petition Wednesday asking the University to allow Szot to return to school for the upcoming academic year following an alleged drunk driving accident that killed two passengers, including McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli. ...

CARE reports increase in students using its services

Paige Leskin, Reporter

August 8, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

The Center for Awareness, Response and Education reported a nearly 50 percent increase in the number of services it provided to Northwestern students during the 2013-14 academic year. In an annual report, which was released...