Title IX

Emory will continue to enforce Obama-era Title IX guidelines regarding university sexual assault cases, though the U.S. Department of Education announced interim guidelines while it develops replacement policies. The Title IX changes were announced Sept. 22, and interim policies will ...

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that she would begin the process of rewriting a key provision in Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 that protects sexual assault victims on college campuses on Sept. 7. The provision, implemented ...

Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs Dwight McBride said he hopes to remedy Laney graduate students’ concerns without unionization and discussed new administrative roles within the Provost’s office in his first interview with the Wheel. “I don’t think ...

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced that her department plans to rescind the “failed system” of Obama-era campus sexual assault guidelines to ensure fairness for both the survivors and the accused. The Obama administration’s 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter,” which provided ...

Emory’s Kappa Alpha Theta (Theta) chapter will not have housing in Sorority Village for the 2017-2018 academic year, although it is in good standing with the University, according to Director of Sorority and Fraternity Life Marlon Gibson. The sorority’s lack ...

House Bill 51 (HB 51), introduced in the Georgia State legislature by State Representative Earl Ehrhart (R-Ga.), is meant to dismantle how schools handle sexual assault by weakening Title IX. This legislation does nothing to protect survivors of sexual assault; ...

Our newly inaugurated president was voted into office vowing change. Such change has the potential to impact Americans of all ages. Federal law regarding sexual assault on college campuses–an aspect of college life vital to Emory students — is potentially ...

A proposed state bill (HB51) could alter Emory’s sexual assault investigation process and require Georgia universities to turn over investigation of crimes committed on campus to police if passed in the Georgia legislature. State Rep. Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs) introduced ...

Barkley Forum members Katie Duval (sophomore) and Camila Reed-Guevara (freshman) debate whether or not sexual assault prevention programs for women should be supported. [wc_row][wc_column size=”one-half” position=”first”] In support of targeted sexual assault prevention programs for women Sexual assault and rape ...