The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Kipnis misinformation needs to stop

Erik Baker

June 8, 2015

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Alex Daly's recent op-ed about the way Northwestern students have responded to an essay by Prof. Laura Kipnis contains several crucial inaccuracies that merit clarification. First, the petition that protesters submitted to...

Investigators find Prof. Laura Kipnis did not violate Title IX

Sophia Bollag, Editor in Chief

June 5, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

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...

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...

Federal judge upholds dismissal of Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

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...

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 ...

Ludlow’s Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern dismissed

Sophia Bollag, Managing Editor

February 5, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Faculty, Latest Stories

A federal judge Thursday dismissed philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow’s lawsuit against Northwestern and top University officials alleging gender discrimination, defamation and invasion of privacy. The judge dismissed all claims...