The Daily Northwestern

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...

Northwestern hires first full-time Title IX investigator

Olivia Exstrum, Managing Editor

April 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Safety, Latest Stories

Northwestern's first employee devoted to investigating Title IX complaints full time started Wednesday. Colleen Johnston will investigate complaints against the University related to sexual assault, NU's Title IX coordinator...

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 ...

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...