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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 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...

Northwestern releases new sexual misconduct policy

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 13, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

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...