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Updated: Ludlow’s Spring Quarter class canceled

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 12, 2014

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

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow will not teach during Spring Quarter, University spokesman Al Cubbage said Wednesday. Ludlow was scheduled to teach a 200-level philosophy class called “Minds and Machines,” according to CAESAR,...

Updated: Ludlow responds to Medill junior’s lawsuit, denies allegations

Joseph Diebold and Ciara McCarthy

March 9, 2014

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

Updated, 5 p.m. Sunday: The student’s attorney, Kevin O’Connor, released a statement Sunday calling Ludlow’s response to the student’s complaint “untruthful.” The case will be a chance for the “factual incon...

Philosophy graduate students: An open letter to the Northwestern community

Chelsea Egbert, Lee Goldsmith, Deborah Goldgaber, Eric Jonas, and Jessica Talamantez

March 5, 2014

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Academic philosophy has a gender problem. The authors of readings disseminated in the classroom and the students studying those authors in upper-level courses are overwhelmingly male.  Approximately 20 to 25 percent of full-time...

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 ...

Ludlow cancels class after planned sit-in

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

March 4, 2014

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

Weinberg Prof. Peter Ludlow canceled at least one of his 300-level philosophy classes Tuesday, which many students had planned on walking out of in protest of Northwestern’s continued employment of Ludlow after a Medill junior...

Updated: Student suing Northwestern files suit against Ludlow

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 27, 2014

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

The Medill junior who filed a lawsuit against Northwestern saying the University failed to address her claims of sexual assault has filed a civil suit against philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow. In the lawsuit, filed Wednesday morn...

Professors petition Board of Trustees in response to Title IX lawsuit

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 24, 2014

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

Northwestern professors posted a petition Sunday evening asking the University’s Board of Trustees to fully implement policies that require accountability and transparency when handling sexual assault and misconduct. Sociology...