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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...

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...

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...

Northwestern to add Title IX investigator amid process overhaul

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

February 9, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern is in the process of hiring a full-time Title IX investigator, one step in a complete overhaul of the hearing and appeals system for sexual misconduct cases. The overhaul began in September when NU implemented a new University ...