The Daily Northwestern

New disciplinary rules include independent investigator in student conduct disputes

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

September 30, 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...

Student groups to bring White House campaign to Northwestern

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 22, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern student leaders will participate this year in a White House public awareness campaign that calls on college students to help prevent sexual assault on their campuses. Associated Student Government will partner...

Northwestern to update policy after proposed rule about sexual assault statistics

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

June 28, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern officials say they are prepared to comply with a new rule proposed by the White House under the Violence Against Women Act that would require colleges to compile statistics for incidents of dating violence, domestic...

CARE administrator Eva Ball to leave Northwestern

Jeanne Kuang and Tyler Pager

May 29, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Eva Ball, the Center for Awareness, Response and Education's sexual violence response services coordinator, will leave Northwestern after two years of working with sexual assault survivors on campus. Ball, who was on leave...

Northwestern administrators review policies as Title IX is extended to transgender students

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 4, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus

Although Northwestern policies have protected students from discrimination against gender identity since 2009, NU administrators are reviewing these policies following a new federal guidance document that explicitly states that Titl...

Title IX Coordinating Committee response to online petition and ASG resolution

Title IX Coordinating Committee

March 4, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

The following is the response to a petition posted online by faculty and a resolution passed at last week's Associated Student Government meeting. The response was first sent to the Northwestern community Tuesday morning. It ...