The Daily Northwestern

Investigators find Prof. Laura Kipnis did not violate Title IX

Sophia Bollag, Editor in Chief

June 6, 2015

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...

Federal judge upholds dismissal of Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2015

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...

Letter to the Editor: Redeeming Laura Kipnis

Raff Donelson

March 5, 2015

In her article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, Communication Prof. Laura Kipnis got carried away. Her ignorant comments about the "melodramatic" Peter Ludlow affair as well as slights against former students and curren...

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

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

March 3, 2015

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...