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Northwestern responds to student’s lawsuit, denies Title IX violations

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 21, 2014

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

Northwestern responded Friday to the Title IX lawsuit a Medill junior filed against the school last week, saying the school appropriately punished philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow based on the findings of its internal investigation. The...

Ludlow sues local media outlets for defamation

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

February 14, 2014

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

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow is suing three local media companies, claiming their coverage of a Title IX lawsuit against Northwestern was defamatory and portrayed him in a "false light before the public." Ludlow is suing Sun...

Day after lawsuit, Ludlow’s role at Northwestern unclear moving forward

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 12, 2014

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

Philosophy Prof. Peter Ludlow, whose alleged sexual assault of a Medill junior spurred a Title IX lawsuit filed Monday against Northwestern, is a candidate for a position at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the school...

Updated: Student sues Northwestern, claiming University ignored sexual assault findings

Ciara McCarthy and Ally Mutnick

February 10, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

A Medill junior is suing Northwestern, alleging the school failed to act after she filed a sexual assault complaint against a professor two years ago. The lawsuit claims the University handled the allegations with “deliberat...

White House creates task force to combat sexual assault on campuses

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 22, 2014

Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Campus Safety, On Campus

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the creation of a new White House task force that will address the high rate of sexual assault on college campuses. The group, which includes the Attorney General and the secretaries...