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...

Ludlow sues Medill senior for defamation in sexual assault case

Tyler Pager, Breaking News Editor

October 28, 2014

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow filed a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against the Medill senior who said Ludlow sexually assaulted her in 2012, according to the Chicago Tribune. Ludlow’s suit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, alleges the student made false claims to the media and...

Students plan to decorate mortarboards to show support for Title IX

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2014

Multiple students are planning to decorate their mortarboards with a taped “IX” at Northwestern's commencement ceremony Friday morning to celebrate NU's progress regarding Title IX and to show solidarity for those affected...

Ludlow sues Northwestern for gender discrimination, defamation

Sophia Bollag, Assistant Summer Editor

June 19, 2014

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is suing Northwestern and top University officials for defamation, gender discrimination and invasion of privacy. The University acted “with malice and with reckless indifference” toward Ludlow’s...