Title IX

An American is sexually assaulted every 98 seconds, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. This reality is beyond upsetting and demoralizing — it is shameful. The sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh speak to our ...

The U.S. Department of Education’s proposed changes to Title IX, the federal civil rights law passed to ensure gender equity in education, would have deleterious effects on student safety here at Emory and universities nationwide. The New York Times reported ...

Emory is not taking action in wake of The New York Times report that the U.S. Department of Education is reportedly preparing to revise Title IX guidelines regarding how sexual misconduct cases are handled on college campuses, according to Emory’s ...

A former Emory law student has sued the University after it suspended him for engaging in non-consensual sexual intercourse with a former female student and later rejected his appeal. He is seeking re-admission and monetary compensation, alleging that Emory’s Office ...

CORRECTION (11/6/17 at 6:30 p.m.): A quote by University Title IX Coordinator Supria Kuppuswamy that stated mediation has been offered at Emory and that Kuppuswamy is “pretty sure” it has happened at Emory has been removed. Kuppuswamy was not privy ...

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 ...